A New Portable Monitor for Measuring Odorous Compounds in Oral, Exhaled and Nasal Air

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Okayama University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01139073
First received: June 7, 2010
Last updated: NA
Last verified: June 2010
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

The B/B Checker, a new portable device for detecting odorous compounds in oral, exhaled, and nasal air, is now available. As a single unit, this device is capable of assessing several kinds of gases mixed with volatile sulfur compounds (VSCs) in addition to other odorous gasses. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the effectiveness of the B/B Checker for detecting the malodor level of oral, exhaled, and nasal air.


Condition
Halitosis

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional

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Further study details as provided by Okayama University:

Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: May 2009
Study Completion Date: April 2010
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 70 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Subjects were recruited at the Clinic of Preventive Dentistry, Okayama University Hospital.

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Clinical diagnosis of oral malodor

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Smoker
  • Medical disorders
  • Undergoing any antibiotic or other antimicrobial therapy
  Contacts and Locations
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  More Information

No publications provided by Okayama University

Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01139073     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MMorita-BB
Study First Received: June 7, 2010
Last Updated: June 7, 2010
Health Authority: Japan: Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

Keywords provided by Okayama University:
Halitosis

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Halitosis
Signs and Symptoms, Digestive
Signs and Symptoms

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