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Breath Analysis Test System
The VIVOâ¢ Breath Analysis Test System is a non-invasive, time-efficient method for measuring key biological markers of oxidative stress found in exhaled breath condensate samples.
- Oxidative stress, also known as Free Radical Damage, is a naturally occurring process in which cells are damaged, resulting in degradation of cellular structure and eventually malfunctions of cellular processes.
- Scientists recognize that many serious and life-threatening diseases, including cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and hypertension are directly correlated to oxidative stress 1,2,3,4,5,6. The higher the level of oxidative stress, the greater the risk.
VIVO is an MPC Technology-based product and consists of a disposable Breath Tube and a Digital Photometer.
- VIVO Breath Tube contains a sensitive reagent powder that when exposed to an individualâs exhaled breath condensate sample, reacts with the free radical markers in the breath, causing the color of the powder to change from yellow to a pinkish-purple
- After the breath sample is obtained, the VIVO Breath Tube is inserted into the Digital Photometer for immediate color analysis
- VIVO translates the end-color of the reagent into a VIVO score, a numeric value between 1 and 999
- Correlates to the amount of oxidative stress detected in the exhaled breath condensate sample
- Higher the score, the greater prevalence of oxidative stress markers
- Exempt from 510(k) Premarket Notification
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