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Induced sputum inflammatory mediator concentrations in chronic cough.

Abstract:

Previous studies have shown evidence of airway inflammation in patients with chronic cough and have suggested that the cough may be due to release of tussive mediators and activation of afferent sensory nerve endings. We measured the concentration of various proinflammatory and tussive mediators in induced sputum supernatants from 20 patients with cough variant asthma or eosinophilic bronchitis, 20 patients with nonasthmatic chronic cough, 22 patients with idiopathic chronic cough, and 18 hea...

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10.1164/rccm.200308-1092oc

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Journal:
American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine
Volume:
169
Issue:
1
Pages:
15-19
Publication date:
2004-01-05
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EISSN:
1535-4970
ISSN:
1073-449X
URN:
uuid:c8907b51-1143-469a-b447-75b8f9b25ea8
Source identifiers:
435342
Local pid:
pubs:435342

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