Table 1—

Methods of exhaled hydrogen peroxide measurement

Reference PretreatmentStability/storageDetection limit
Spectrophotometric method:
 10No??
 11No0 days?
 12No6 h0.1 µM
 18No2 days0.1 µM
 19No2 days0.1 µM
Fluorometric method:
 14ARRD 1993HPA and HRP1 month?
 13ERJ 1997HPA and HRP?0.1 µM
 15ERJ 1996No14 days0.1 nM
 16ERJ 1997
 17Monaldi 1998No14 days0.083 µM
  • HPA: hydroxyphenylacetic acid

  • HRP: horse radish peroxide