Increased number of activated lymphocytes in human lung following swine dust inhalation.


Inhalation of swine dust causes intense alveolar inflammation, with recruitment of inflammatory cells, predominantly neutrophils, but also alveolar macrophages and lymphocytes. The present study focuses on the lymphocyte response to inhaled swine dust. Twenty four healthy, nonsmoking, nonallergic subjects were exposed to swine dust for 3 h in a swine… (More)


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