Breath analysis test

Breath analysis test

a test of hepatic and intestinal absorptive function; aminopyrine labelled with radioactive carbon is administered orally; expired 14CO2 is a measure of aminopyrine absorption and its metabolism in the liver; a measurement of the amount of 14CO2 exhaled after an oral dose of 14C-O-xylose; a measurement of exhaled hydrogen gas following an oral dose of lactose as a test of lactose deficiency.

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