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Table 2 Characteristics of subjects included in breath sampling

From: 2-Aminoacetophenone as a potential breath biomarker for Pseudomonas aeruginosa in the cystic fibrosis lung

  Healthy controls CF - Ps. aeruginosacolonised CF - Ps. aeruginosanon-colonised
Number (n) 17 16 13
Age years (mean range) 38 (25-54) 26.9 (13-59) 14.9 (6-43)
Male (%) 38% 63% 53%
BMI (kg/m2) (mean range)   19.07 (17.1-24.4) 19.9 (14.8-37.2)
Respiratory function: FEV1%   44.92 (13-93) 77.15 (48-99)
FVC%   59.51 (1.14-102) 91.1 (55-120)
Genetic analysis   Sweat test (3) Sweat test (3)
   ΔF508/ΔF508 (9) ΔF508/ΔF508 (5)
   ΔF508/G542X (3) ΔF508/G542X (1)
   ΔF508/c.1339delA (1) c.F508/c.1766+1g (1)
    ΔF508/3849+10kbct (1)
    c.1624g > t(p.g542x)/c.1
    624g > t(p.g542x) (1)
    ΔF508/P67L (1)
Diagnoses ^    
Pancreatic insufficiency   15 12
Chronic rhinosinuitis   9 0
Osteopenia   8 0
Gastro-oesophageal disease   7 0
CF related diabetes   4 3
Vitamin A, D & E deficiency   5 1
Asthma   5 0
Allergic bronchopulmonary   0 3
aspergillosis    
Distal intestinal obstruction   1 2
syndrome    
Previous tuberculosis   1 0
Pancreatitis   1 0
Chronic nasal polyps   0 1
Haemoptysis   0 0
Chronic eczema & ichthyosis   1 1
  1. ^Some CF subjects had multiple diagnoses