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C-Reactive Protein as a Predictor for Airway Hyper-Responsiveness

2014-08-27 03:18:26 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Background: Increased serum high sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) has been associated with airway inflammation in asthma and may serve as a surrogate marker for the presence of airway hyper-responsiveness (AHR) in this set-up. This study was designed to evaluate the predictive value of hs-CRP for AHR assessed by metacholine challenge test (MCT), in adults with suspected Asthma.

Study Design

Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Asthma

Intervention

blood sampling

Status

Completed

Source

Rambam Health Care Campus

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:18:26-0400

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