Sputum induction to assess airway inflammation: is it an inflammatory stimulus?

Thorax. 1998 Feb;53(2):79-80. doi: 10.1136/thx.53.2.79.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Comment
  • Editorial

MeSH terms

  • Allergens
  • Asthma / diagnosis*
  • Biomarkers / analysis
  • Humans
  • Inflammation Mediators / analysis
  • Leukocyte Count
  • Neutrophils / pathology
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • Saline Solution, Hypertonic* / adverse effects
  • Sputum / cytology
  • Sputum / immunology*
  • Time Factors

Substances

  • Allergens
  • Biomarkers
  • Inflammation Mediators
  • Saline Solution, Hypertonic