A method of diagnosing an asthma disease state

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  • University of Alberta
  • ADAMKO, DARRYL J
  • SAUDE, ERIC
  • ROWE, BRIAN
  • SYKES, BRIAN
  • MOQBEL, REDWAN
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Joanna Preston
Associate Director, Technology Management (Health Sciences)
(780) 492-7120
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Abstract

There is provided. a method of diagnosing an asthma disease state in a subject comprising (a) providing an urine sample, (b) measuring he concentration of certain metabolites in the sample, (c) providing a concentration profile differentiating between a chronic stable asthma disease state, an exacerbated disease state, and non-disease state using respective associated concentration profile values of said metabolites and (d) comparing the concentration values with the associated concentration profile values.