Decreased neutrophil apoptosis in tracheal fluids of preterm infants at risk of chronic lung disease

Oei, J.; Liu, K.; Wang, H.; Henry, R.
May 2003
Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Fetal & Neonatal Edition;May2003, Vol. 88 Issue 3, p245
Academic Journal
Reports on a study by researchers from Australia, which concludes that preterm infants with low levels of IL10 and neutrophil apoptosis may be predisposed to disordered lung repair. Examination of both reduced neutrophil apoptosis and IL10 in the tracheal fluid of premature infants who subsequently develop chronic lung disease.


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