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Table 1 VOCs of interest

From: Gas signatures from Escherichia coli and Escherichia coli-inoculated human whole blood

Gas Stat. diff. Broth Blood
  + E. coli   + E. coli
Category 1: VOCs elevated in E. coli -infected blood
Diemthyl sulfide [pptv] 2,4 970 (310,2310) 16010 (180,29500) 3770 (1250,8820) 95920 (25740,234400)
Carbon disulfide [pptv] 2,3,4 85 (55,470) 295 (80,790) 4390 (2450,10040) 8940 (2620,16550)
Acetaldehyde [ppbv]   736 (558,1089) 645 (44,1359) 45 (22,145) 1158 (208,3493)
Ethanol [ppbv] 1,2,3 202 (28,564) 8388 (2037,10867) 218 (5,604) 15486 (7199,40441)
Unk S§ 2,3 31 (0,316) 74 (12,267) 675 (0,3311) 15001 (2208,37426)
Methyl Butanoate [pptv]   0 (0,25) 0 (0,40) 60 (0,405) 2675 (330,9720)
Category 2: VOCs elevated in naïve E. coli in LB broth
Isoprene [pptv] 1,4 0 (0,50) 1590 (665,2175) 1040 (350,2785) 1200 (455,2050)
Carbonyl sulfide (OCS) [pptv] 1 2240 (1440,4850) 8360 (4360,20180) 3850 (1970,22040) 6540 (3810,30340)
Unk R1§   7474 (1568,42622) 116738 (15070,1005677) 3758 (105,20243) 2435 (785,10277)
Category 3: VOCs elevated in naïve E. coli but substantially lower from co-culture of E. coli and whole blood
Dimethyl disulfide [ppbv] 1,3,4 164 (133,185) 354 (182,537) 0.7 (0.3,2) 2 (0.6,4)
Methyl Propanoate [pptv]   3300 (2100,4300) 14500 (5660,21000) 400 (0,1400) 600 (0,1100)
Dimethyl trisulfide [pptv] 1,3 2900 (1900,9700) 160400 (22700,253300) 800 (10,6900) 400 (150,5400)
Unk_Q§   2052 (0,13997) 57320 (6317,467654) 620 (0,6232) 289 (0,3787)
1-Propanol [pptv]   175 (0,90200) 757300 (472900,1920800) 700 (0,93600) 33400 (4100,90200)
Methylcylohexane [pptv]   220 (60,990) 1600 (850,3200) 130 (0,1720) 170 (80,980)
Unk R2§   416 (0,5269) 15852 (2228,152789) 767 (0,9829) 674 (0,8522)
  1. 1: significantly different between Broth only and Broth + E. coli; 2: significantly different between Blood only and Blood + E. coli; 3: significantly different between Broth + E. coli i and Blood + E. coli; 4: significantly different between Broth only and blood only.
  2. Data were presented with median and range (minimum, maximum).
  3. §unknown peaks were presented as area under the curve.