TITLE

Effects of high dose intravenous immunoglobulin in two severe corticosteroid insensitive asthmatic patients

AUTHOR(S)
Vrugt, Bart; Wilson, Susan; van Velzen, Edwin; Bron, Aad; Shute, Janis K.; Holgate, Stephen T.; Djukanovic, Ratko; Aalbers, René
PUB. DATE
July 1997
SOURCE
Thorax;Jul1997, Vol. 52 Issue 7, p662
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66299119

 

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