Standardized quantification of pulmonary fibrosis in histological samples.


The Ashcroft scale for the evaluation of bleomycin-induced lung fibrosis is the analysis of stained histological samples by visual assessment. Based on the knowledge that this procedure is not standardized in animals and results are highly variable, we hypothesized that modification of this method may improve quantification of lung fibrosis in small animals… (More)
DOI: 10.2144/000112729


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@article{Huebner2008StandardizedQO, title={Standardized quantification of pulmonary fibrosis in histological samples.}, author={R H Huebner and Wolfram Gitter and Nour Eddine el Mokhtari and Micaela Mathiak and Marcus Both and Hendrik Bolte and Sandra Freitag-Wolf and Burkhard Bewig}, journal={BioTechniques}, year={2008}, volume={44 4}, pages={507-11, 514-7} }