Diagnostic sensitivity of bronchoalveolar lavage
versus lung fine needle aspirate.
Suspected patients can be diagnosed by using GeneXpertA(r)MTB/RIF testing on bronchoalveolar lavage
A Comprehensive Evaluation of Xpert MTB/RIF Assay With Bronchoalveolar Lavage
Fluid as a Single Test or Combined With Conventional Assays for Diagnosis of Pulmonary Tuberculosis in China: A Two-Center Prospective Study.
First Report of the Isolation of Nocardia thailandica from the Bronchoalveolar Lavage
of a Patient in Iran.
In the latter scenario, PCR on bronchoalveolar lavage
fluid might be an alternative in the diagnosis of chronic pulmonary schistosomiasis (10).
in the diagnosis of peripheral, primary lung cancer.
fumigatus isolate was collected by bronchoalveolar lavage
from a woman with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, interstitial pulmonary fibrosis, and hypersensitivity pneumonitis, while she was hospitalized for hydropneumothorax and bacterial pneumonia secondary to trauma; no antifungal treatment was given.
Keywords: Bronchoalveolar lavage
, Intensive care unit, Mechanical ventilation, Multidrug resistant, Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP).
Correlation between vitamin D3 (VD) with (A) final body weight of mice ([r.sup.2]=0.4671, P<0.05), (B) lung resistance (RL) at 25 mg/mL of methacholine (Mch) ([r.sup.2]=0.5905, P<0.05), (c) total inflammatory cells in bronchoalveolar lavage
fluid (BALF) ([r.sup.2]=0.7507, P<0.05) and IL-1[beta] (D) and IL-17 (E) concentrations in BALF ([r.sup.2]=0.7498, P<0.05; [r.sup.2]=0.7811, P<0.05).
 In humans, levels of inflammatory cytokines were decreased in the exhaled breath of WP smokers, while the bronchoalveolar lavage
fluid of WPS with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) had increased metalloproteinase two and nine gene expression similar to that of cigarette smokers with COPD.
Grys, "FilmArray respiratory panel assay: comparison of nasopharyngeal swabs and bronchoalveolar lavage
samples," Journal of Clinical Microbiology, vol.
(BAL) revealed increasing blood in four sequential aliquots confirming diagnosis of DAH (Figure 2).
(BAL): Bronchoscopy was done according to BTS guideline 2013 for diagnostic flexible bronchoscopy in adults.
Methods: Meso scale discovery system and commercial ELISA kits were used to measure the concentrations of proinflammatory cytokines interleukin (IL)-1[sz]; tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-a); IL-6; and IL-17 and CC and CXC chemokines CCL2, CCL4, CCL11, CCL13, CCL17, CCL22, and CCL26 and CXCL8, CXCL9, CXCL10, and CXCL11 in bronchoalveolar lavage
fluid of asthmatics and controls.