Nasal secretions and exudations : collection and approaches to analysis.

@article{Greiff2001NasalSA,
  title={Nasal secretions and exudations : collection and approaches to analysis.},
  author={Lennart J Greiff and Morgan Andersson and Carl G. A. Persson},
  journal={Methods in molecular medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={56},
  pages={61-73}
}
Nasal and bronchoalveolar lavage techniques, as well as sputum inductiontechniques, are frequently used for sampling of airway mucosal surface liquids, together with their contents of cell products, plasma proteins, glandular secretions and cells. These techniques continue to provide new information on the nature and pharmacology of airway inflammation in rhinitis and asthma. The relative ease and safety by which nasal lavage techniques can be employed, their repeatability, and the possibility… CONTINUE READING