No evidence of altered alveolar macrophage polarization, but reduced expression of TLR2, in bronchoalveolar lavage cells in sarcoidosis

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BACKGROUND Sarcoidosis is a granulomatous inflammatory disease, possibly of infectious aetiology. We aimed to investigate whether the degree of functional polarization of alveolar macrophages (AMs), or Toll-like receptor (TLR) expression, is associated with sarcoidosis or with distinct clinical manifestations of this disease. METHODS Total BAL cells… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1465-9921-11-121

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@inproceedings{Wikn2010NoEO, title={No evidence of altered alveolar macrophage polarization, but reduced expression of TLR2, in bronchoalveolar lavage cells in sarcoidosis}, author={Maria Wik{\'e}n and Farah Idali and Muntasir Abo Al Hayja and Johan Grunewald and Anders Eklund and J. G. Wahlstr{\"{o}m}, booktitle={Respiratory research}, year={2010} }