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washing out a hollow organ (especially the stomach) by flushing with water

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By limiting the analysis to virus load among bronchoalveolar lavage specimens, we would have been able to more directly compare virus load in the lung with clinical severity; however, too few of these specimens were available to conduct this analysis.
2+] free Hank's balanced salt solution (HBSS) containing EDTA (10mM) and HEPES (10 mM), with all bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF) collected.
Bronchoalveolar lavage was performed according to the standard protocol as described previously.
IgE and IgA were prominent in the serum and bronchoalveolar lavage fluid of allergic animals, suggesting both a systemic and tissue-focused production.
Culture from bronchoalveolar lavage and histology from transbronchial biopsies are the gold standard tests.
Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL)--the fluid that isn't a fluid Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) is usually performed on hospitalized patients who have non-resolving pneumonia in an attempt to identify organisms that are not responding to antibiotic treatment or to detect malignancy.
In the preface, the editor notes that this book, "is the first and nearly complete collection of applications of proteomics to analyze various human body fluids, including plasma, serum, urine, cerebrospinal fluid, pleural effusions, bronchoalveolar lavage fluid, sputum, nasal lavage fluid, saliva, pancreatic juice, bile, amniotic fluid, milk, nipple aspirate fluid, seminal fluid, vitreous fluid, dialysate, and ultra-filtrate yielded during renal replacement therapy.
With no significant improvement in clinical status despite IV antibiotics, a bronchoscopy was performed and a bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) was obtained.
And normally one would never do a bronchoscopy or bronchoalveolar lavage in such patients, let alone an open-lung biopsy and a kidney biopsy.
Finally, a video tower is useful during a biopsy or bronchoalveolar lavage because it allows the assistant to watch the procedure, as well.
IMO treatment also resulted in significant reduction in bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) and peribronchial eosinophilia, BAL and serum IL- 5, and total serum IgE in asthmatic mice.
In a study of 26 lung transplant recipients, increased IL-8 in the donor bronchoalveolar lavage fluid was associated with both severe early graft dysfunction and early death.
PPL will be announcing the results of its half life study into Alpha-1- Antitrypsin Congenital Deficiency within the next two weeks and the results of its AAT Bronchoalveolar lavage study for Cystic Fibrosis within the next 4-6 weeks.
The Bronchoscopy Suite allows bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) to be performed within the Celerion clinic utilizing study participants from our extensive database.