Chronic cough: eosinophilic bronchitis without asthma.

  title={Chronic cough: eosinophilic bronchitis without asthma.},
  author={Peter G Gibson and Jerry Dolovich and Judah A. Denburg and E H Ramsdale and Frederick E. Hargreave},
  volume={1 8651},
Sputum cell-counts were studied in 7 non-smokers with corticosteroid-responsive chronic cough productive of sputum and 8 smokers with a clinical diagnosis of chronic bronchitis, all of whom had normal lung function tests and methacholine airway responsiveness, and in 10 non-smokers with asthma, examined during an exacerbation. Sputum from asthmatic patients and subjects with corticosteroid-responsive cough contained eosinophils and metachromatic cells. Macrophages were by far the dominant cell… CONTINUE READING
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