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Can NPT be used to distinguish eosinophilic inflammatory phenotypes in COPD?

Abstract:
Near-patient testing (NPT) is increasingly being used in the management of chronic conditions. In COPD, NPT devices include the spirometer and saturation probe, but these do not directly guide treatment. The blood eosinophil count at a cut off of ≥2% has been shown to determine which patients should receive corticosteroids for exacerbations. An NPT that accurately correlates with whole blood eosinophil counts would be useful.
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1183/13993003.congress-2016.PA903

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Hambleton, K More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Subgroup:
NDM Experimental Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Subgroup:
NDM Experimental Medicine
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Subgroup:
NDM Experimental Medicine
ORCID:
0000-0002-9993-2478
Publisher:
European Respiratory Society Publisher's website
Volume:
48
Issue:
suppl 60
Pages:
PA903
Publication date:
2016-11-08
Acceptance date:
2016-08-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1399-3003
ISSN:
0903-1936
Pubs id:
pubs:921682
URN:
uri:8a4d851d-0af0-47f7-a4ea-2c2658040bf5
UUID:
uuid:8a4d851d-0af0-47f7-a4ea-2c2658040bf5
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pubs:921682

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