Hyaluronate and type III procollagen peptide concentrations in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid as markers of disease activity in farmer's lung

Bjermer, Leif; Engstrom-Laurent, Anna; Lundgren, Rune; Rosenhall, Leif; Hallgren, Roger
October 1987
British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);10/3/1987, Vol. 295 Issue 6602, p803
Academic Journal
Investigates the hyaluronate and type III procollagen peptide concentrations in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid as markers of disease activity of farmer's lung. Prominence of impaired diffusion capacity; Decline of lavage fluid concentrations; Increase in risk of fibrotic lung disease.


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