Biomarkers in COPD: time for a deep breath.

  title={Biomarkers in COPD: time for a deep breath.},
  author={Robert Andrew Stockley},
  volume={62 8},
to the multiple phenotypes of the disease and more than 200 different proteins used to construct the ciliary axoneme, it is likely to be some time before such tests are widely used in the diagnostic examination of patients with PCD. The diagnostic service is able to accept appropriate referrals from hospital consultants. However, the service does not extend to providing care for patients diagnosed with PCD. As experience of care for patients with PCD is limited, we would suggest a model similar… CONTINUE READING
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