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Bronchoalveolar Cellularity and IL-8 Levels in Patients with Post-measles Wheezing
Da Eun Jung, Byeong Eui Kim, Ju Young Chung, Jeong Yeon Kim, Sang Hyuk Ma, Chang Keun Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2003;46(8):763-768.   Published online August 15, 2003
Purpose : This study was conducted to investigate the pulmonary cellular profiles and IL-8 levels in patients with post-measles wheezing. Methods : Twelve previously healthy infants with a minimum of three episodes of wheezing after measles pneumonia(Measles wheezing, median age, 1.3 years) were recruited by a retrospective examination of hospital records. They underwent bronchoalveolar lavage(BAL) with flexible bronchoscopy, and high-resolution computed...
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