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Alternatives to induced sputum for identifying inflammatory subtypes of asthma.

Abstract:

Current Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) guidelines recognise the benefits of assessing airway inflammation in asthma management (Shown in Box 1) and support the identification of eosinophilic asthma and offers phenotype specific treatments such as mepolizamab, reducing eosinophilia, reducing the incidence of severe exacerbations and offering reduced requirement for oral corticosteroids (1) . Farias et al ask the question which sample type is best for phenotyping asthma. The answer is com...

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Published
Peer review status:
Reviewed (Other)
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1111/resp.13036

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Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Target Discovery Institute
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Respirology Journal website
Volume:
22
Issue:
4
Pages:
624-625
Publication date:
2017-03-05
Acceptance date:
2017-03-06
DOI:
EISSN:
1440-1843
ISSN:
1323-7799
Pubs id:
pubs:689187
URN:
uri:a2fa5e09-0ef9-4f51-b4fe-d83f82629b93
UUID:
uuid:a2fa5e09-0ef9-4f51-b4fe-d83f82629b93
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pubs:689187
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English
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