[Upper airway cellular pattern in infants with acute bronchiolitis: neutrophils or eosinophils?].

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OBJECTIVE To analyze the cellular pattern of nasopharyngeal secretions in infants with acute bronchiolitis (AB), focusing on the presence or absence of neutrophils and eosinophils. METHOD Hospitalized children with AB admitted to Hospital São Lucas, Porto Alegre, Brazil, between May and July 2002 were recruited. Nasopharyngeal aspirates were collected… (More)

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