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expectorated matter

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Hopkin, "DNA amplification on induced sputum samples for diagnosis of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia," The Lancet, vol.
Bargon, "Glutathione in induced sputum of healthy individuals and patients with asthma," Thorax, vol.
Induced sputum samples from 18 workers were collected.
Elevated MMP-12 protein levels in induced sputum from patients with COPD.
The study took place between 1 August 2010 and 30 July 2012 and enrolled 384 children who had one paired induced sputum and nasopharyngeal specimens-309 of the children had two paired specimens.
In the two patients reported by France, nasopharyngeal specimens were weakly positive or inconclusive, whereas bronchoalveolar lavage and induced sputum were positive (10).
(51) Another recent evaluation of the Xpert MTB/RIF assay reported the performance characteristics when the assay was used with induced sputum specimens obtained from children with suspected pulmonary TB in Cape Town, South Africa.
Virtually all patients will produce sputum samples using induction techniques, and a single induced sputum sample has better sensitivity than bronchoscopy for the diagnosis of TB.
The induced sputum samples were submitted to the laboratory.
In a cross-sectional study, bile acids were shown to be frequently present in induced sputum samples in patients suffering from cystic fibrosis.
Diagnostic yield of sputum, induced sputum, and bronchoscopy after radiologic tuberculosis screening.
Several other methods, including expectorated and induced sputum and polymerase chain reaction (PCR), are also commonly used.
Differences m interleukin-8 and tumor necrosis factor-a in induced sputum from patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or asthma.
Anti-inflammatory activity was demonstrated via reductions, from Baseline to Week 4, in induced sputum neutrophil elastase and total cell counts when compared to placebo.