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Blood eosinophil count and exacerbation risk in patients with COPD.

Abstract:

Blood eosinophil counts are a promising biomarker to guide therapy for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). We examined the association between blood eosinophil counts in stable COPD and exacerbations in the following year in real-life patients, and assessed whether the relationship differs in specific patient subgroups.


We conducted a historical follow-up study using anonymized medical records for patients ≥40 years with spirometrically confirmed COPD and a smoking h...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1183/13993003.00761-2017

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Observational and Pragmatic Research Institute Pte Ltd More from this funder
Publisher:
European Respiratory Society Publisher's website
Journal:
European Respiratory Journal Journal website
Volume:
50
Issue:
1
Pages:
1700761
Publication date:
2017-07-20
Acceptance date:
2017-04-22
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EISSN:
1399-3003
ISSN:
0903-1936
Pubs id:
pubs:709333
URN:
uri:de5b30b1-ee00-4929-a35b-3b87d55b1f6f
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uuid:de5b30b1-ee00-4929-a35b-3b87d55b1f6f
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pubs:709333

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