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Eosinophils in COPD: just another biomarker?

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Eosinophils are innate immune cells that, under certain conditions, can be recruited to the lungs, where they have an incompletely understood role in health and disease. Eosinophils have been found in the airways, tissues, and circulation of patients with COPD, during both stable disease and exacerbations. Epidemiological studies and post-hoc analyses of clinical trials of corticosteroid treatment for COPD have shown that the blood eosinophil count is associated with the risk of COPD exacerba...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/S2213-2600(17)30217-5

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Target Discovery Institute
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Edmund Hall
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Target Discovery Institute
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Respiratory Medicine Journal website
Volume:
5
Issue:
9
Pages:
747-759
Publication date:
2017-06-07
Acceptance date:
2017-03-09
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ISSN:
2213-2619
Source identifiers:
700938
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English
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2017-06-27

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