Neutrophilic airway inflammation and association with bacterial lipopolysaccharide in children with asthma and wheezing.

Abstract

Asthma is a leading chronic childhood illness in the US. To gain further insight into the pathophysiology of childhood asthma, we studied markers of airway inflammation and possible triggers such as bacterial lipopolysaccharide (LPS) in 18 children with chronic asthma and persistent wheezing who underwent clinically indicated bronchoscopy and… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/ppul.20880

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