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

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Keywords: Bronchoalveolar lavage, Intensive care unit, Mechanical ventilation, Multidrug resistant, Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP).
One ml from each (prepared sputum, bronchoalveolar lavage, plural fluid) specimens were transferred aseptically into three sterilized nine cm Petri dishes and 15-20 ml of pre-solidifying Sabouraud dextrose agar medium [10] were added to each plate.
sup][1],[2],[3],[4] Increased expression of these proinflammatory cytokines and various chemokines, at mRNA or protein levels, is observed in different clinical samples of asthmatics compared with controls, such as peripheral blood, sputum, bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF), and bronchial biopsies.
Moreover, 63(38%) Candida samples were recovered from Bronchoalveolar lavage, 22(13.
0 mg/dL Centromere type HTLV-1 (-) Nucleolar type IgG (800~1700) 1036 mg/dL Peripheral type Ig A (100~400) 143 mg/dL Granulartype IgM (40~240) 108 mg/dL Total cell count of bronchoalveolar lavage fluids IgE (20~140) 32 mg/dL RF(<10.
However, since the pathological analysis revealed no acid fast bacilli a Mantoux assay was requested in addition to bronchoalveolar lavage in order to confirm the TB suspicion.
Bronchoscopy was performed with a bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) and transbronchial lung biopsies.
The presence of specific cell types seemed valuable for most respondents in reporting bronchoalveolar lavage and EBUS results; however, the "general impression" of the sample was most heavily relied upon to determine adequacy in all categories.
Protein expression in the bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF) from subjects with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) was evaluated.
The patient's blood and bronchoalveolar lavage cultures were negative.
That is usually from a nasal wash or bronchoalveolar lavage.
No effect was observed on leucocyte number or protein content on bronchoalveolar lavage.
Lack of improvement led to further exploration of case with examination of bronchoalveolar lavage fluid and sputum samples with Gram stain, which gave the confirmatory diagnosis of Nocardia.
A bronchoalveolar lavage was performed and an image from the cytologic cell block is seen above in Figure 1.