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Characterising non-eosinophilic COPD

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Phenotypes of COPD are increasingly recognised, with classification centred on inflammation and in particular microbes and inflammatory markers within the airways and peripheral blood. Studies focusing on eosinophilic inflammation in COPD have shown the validity of airway and peripheral eosinophilia as a marker to direct treatment with corticosteroids. However, the majority of COPD patients have low sputum and peripheral eosinophils, with a large proportion showing raised sputum neutrophils a...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1136/thoraxjnl-2015-207770.256

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Target Discovery Institute
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Target Discovery Institute
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Target Discovery Institute
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Volume:
70
Pages:
A134-A135
Publication date:
2015-12-05
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EISSN:
1468-3296
ISSN:
0040-6376
URN:
uuid:84871c41-af32-4b3b-83be-226ade0f0cad
Source identifiers:
580729
Local pid:
pubs:580729

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