Skip to main content

Table 1 FeNO reference values in healthy children and adolescents

From: Clinical application of exhaled nitric oxide measurement in pediatric lung diseases

Author [reference] N Subjects Normal values* Analyzer
Dötsch 1996[24] 37 Caucasian, 4-18 years 3.1 ppb CLD 700; Eco Physics, Dürnten, Switzerland
Baraldi 1999[18] 159 Caucasian, 6–15 years 8.7 ppb CLD 700, Al-Med, Ecophysics, Durnten, Switzerland
Silvestri 1999[25] 22 Caucasian, 11-12 years 4.0 ppb LR 2000, Logan System, Rochester, Kent, UK
Franklin 1999[26] 157 Caucasian, 7-13 years 7.4 ppb NOA 280, Seivers Instruments Inc., Boulder, CO
Latzin 2002[27] 107 Caucasian, 4-18 years 9.2 ppb LR 2000, Logan Research, Rochester, UK
Jouaville 2003[28] 96 Caucasian, 9-10 years 13.3 ppb Sievers Instruments, Boulder, CO, USA, kit bag collection
Buchvald 2005[19] 405 Caucasian, Hispanic, Asian, Black, 4–17 years 9.7 ppb NIOX, Aerocrine AB, Stockholm, Sweden
Wong 2005[21] 291 Chinese, 11-18 years 19.9 ppb NIOX, Aerocrine AB, Stockholm, Sweden
   Caucasian, 11-18 years 12.7 ppb  
Malmberg 2006[22] 114 Caucasian, 7.2-15.7 years Mean values not reported; range 7-14 ppb NIOX, Aerocrine AB, Stockholm, Sweden
Kovesi 2008[20] 657 White, Black, Asian, 9.1-12.9 years 12.7 ppb CLD 88sp, Eco Medics AG; Durnten, Switzerland
Yao 2012[23] 693 Asiatic, 5-18 years 13.7 ppb CLD 88sp, Eco Medics AG; Durnten, Switzerland
  1. *Expressed as mean values.