NO in exhaled air is correlated with markers of eosinophilic airway inflammation in corticosteroid-dependent childhood asthma.

The relationship between nitric oxide in exhaled air, levels of sputum eosinophils, sputum eosinophil cationic protein (ECP) and urinary eosinophil protein X (EPX) excretion has not yet been investigated in corticosteroid-dependent childhood asthma. Therefore, taking 25 children with stable asthma (mean age 11.2 yrs) treated with inhaled corticosteroids and… (More)