TITLE

Assessment of pulmonary macrophage and neutrophil function in sequential bronchoalveolar lavage aspirates in sarcoidosis

AUTHOR(S)
Kelly, C A; Ward, C; Stenton, S C; Hendrick, D J; Walters, E H
PUB. DATE
October 1988
SOURCE
Thorax;Oct1988, Vol. 43 Issue 10, p787
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66023826

 

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