Serum eosinophilic cationic protein and blood eosinophil counts for the prediction of the presence of airways inflammation in children with wheezing

Michael Shields, Vanessa Brown, E.C. Stevenson, P.S. Fitch, Bettina Schock, G. Turner, R. Taylor, Madeleine Ennis

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Abstract

Background Serum eosinophilic cationic protein (ECP) concentrations may be useful noninvasive markers of airways inflammation in atopic asthma. However, the usefulness of serum ECP measurement for the prediction of airways inflammation in children with a history of wheezing is unknown.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1382-1389
Number of pages8
JournalClinical & Experimental Allergy : Journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Volume29
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology

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