Increased numbers of hypodense eosinophils in the blood of patients with bronchial asthma.

@article{Fukuda1985IncreasedNO,
  title={Increased numbers of hypodense eosinophils in the blood of patients with bronchial asthma.},
  author={Takeshi Fukuda and Sandra L Dunnette and Charles E. Reed and S J Ackerman and Mary Peters and Gerald J. Gleich},
  journal={The American review of respiratory disease},
  year={1985},
  volume={132 5},
  pages={981-5}
}
We investigated the density of blood eosinophils from patients with asthma using polyvinylpyrrolidone-coated silica gel (Percoll) discontinuous density gradient centrifugation of peripheral blood leukocytes. Ten patients with allergic asthma, 10 normal subjects, and 2 patients with the hypereosinophilic syndrome (HES) were studied. The density distribution… CONTINUE READING