Differences in IL-8 in serum and exhaled breath condensate from patients with exacerbated COPD or asthma attacks.

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BACKGROUND/PURPOSE The collection of exhaled breath condensate (EBC) is a noninvasive method that can be used to monitor the inflammatory status of patients with chronic airway diseases. We aimed to study differences in cytokine expression between patients with exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and patients with asthma attacks… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jfma.2012.09.018

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@article{Liu2014DifferencesII, title={Differences in IL-8 in serum and exhaled breath condensate from patients with exacerbated COPD or asthma attacks.}, author={Hsu-Chung Liu and Min-Chi Lu and Yi-Chun Lin and Tzu-chin Wu and Jeng-Yuan Hsu and Ming-shiou Jan and Chuan-Mu Chen}, journal={Journal of the Formosan Medical Association = Taiwan yi zhi}, year={2014}, volume={113 12}, pages={908-14} }