Infections and inflammatory mechanisms in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbations

December 2005
Thorax;Dec2005 Supplement 2, Vol. 60, pii83
Academic Journal
The article presents abstracts on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbations. They include "The Effect of Levofloxazin on Neutrophilic Airway Inflammation in Stable State Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Randomised, Double Blind, Placebo Controlled Trial," by R. Siva, W. Monteiro, D. Parker, M. Shelley, B. Horgadon, S. McKenna, C.E. Brightling, M. Barer and I.D. Pcivord, "Neutrophil Adhesion Molecules in an Experimental Model of Rhinovirus Induced Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Exacerbation," by P. Mallia, S. Message, V. Laza-Stanca, M. Contoli, T. Kebadze and S. Johnston, and "Establishing Primary Cultures of Nasal Epithelial Cells From Nasal Brushings," by C.M. McDougall.


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