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Paediatric Laboratory Medicine

Breath Hydrogen

Test Name

Breath Hydrogen

Test Code

BREO

Division

Biochemistry - Biochemistry

Method

Gas chromatography

Turn Around Time

3 Days

Specimen Type

Expired air

Minimum Specimen Requirements

20 cc

Storage/Transportation

Contact Lab

Special Requirements

Contact Lab

Approval is not required

Shipping and Contact Information

The Hospital for Sick Children
Rapid Response Laboratory
170 Elizabeth Street, Room 3642
Toronto, ON
M5G 2G3
Canada
Phone: 416-813-7200
Phone: 1-855-381-3212

Reference Range

A rise of over 20 ppm above the baseline level is considered positive