Inhaled corticosteroid effects both eosinophilic and non-eosinophilic inflammation in asthmatic patients


Basyigit İ. , Yildiz F., Ozkara S. , Boyaci H. , Ilgazli A.

MEDIATORS OF INFLAMMATION, vol.13, no.4, pp.285-291, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/09629350400003118
  • Title of Journal : MEDIATORS OF INFLAMMATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.285-291

Abstract

AIM: To determine induced sputum cell counts and interleukin-8 (IL-8), tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha) and leukotriene B-4 ( LTB4) levels as markers of neutrophilic inflammation in moderate persistent asthma, and to evaluate the response to inhaled steroid therapy.