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Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid

Known as: Bronchial Alveolar Lavage Fluid, Alveolar Lavage Fluid, Lavage Fluids, Bronchial 
Washing liquid obtained from irrigation of the lung, including the BRONCHI and the PULMONARY ALVEOLI. It is generally used to assess biochemical… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Sarcoidosis is a systemic disease of unknown aetiology characterised by granuloma formation and the presence of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Culture of bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF) is the gold standard for detection of pathogens in the lower airways in cystic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The spectrophotometric/microplate reader assay method for glutathione (GSH) involves oxidation of GSH by the sulfhydryl reagent 5… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Infiltration of activated neutrophils [polymorphonuclear leukocytes (PMN)] into the lung is an important component of the… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Executive Summary Objectives Participants Evidence Validation Key Messages Introduction Rationale for a Change in the Approach to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Ingestion of apoptotic cells in vitro by macrophages induces TGF-beta1 secretion, resulting in an anti-inflammatory effect and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Evidence for the contribution of neutrophils to the pathogenesis of pulmonary emphysema is not convincing. We evaluated… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Chemokines are cytokines that induce chemotaxis of inflammatory cells. We studied the presence of chemokines in bronchoalveolar… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The mechanisms underlying the initiation of lung disease and early respiratory morbidity in cystic fibrosis (CF) are poorly… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Bronchoalveolar lavage is a powerful technique for sampling the epithelial lining fluid (ELF) of the lower respiratory tract but… Expand
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