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Evolution of the number of alveolar fibrocytes in 4 patients with IPF where bronchoalveolar lavage fluid was obtained at two or more occasions.

By Raphael Borie (288318), Christophe Quesnel (288319), Sophie Phin (288320), Marie-Pierre Debray (288322), Joelle Marchal-Somme (5651464), Kiet Tiev (214559), Marcel Bonay (248093), Aurélie Fabre (288323), Paul Soler (248086), Monique Dehoux (288324) and Bruno Crestani (288325)


<p>Alveolar fibrocytes were no more detectable in the 2 patients with initial detectable alveolar fibrocytes. In the 2 patients without detectable alveolar fibrocytes at initial evaluation, fibrocytes remained undetectable in subsequent broncholveolar lavage fluid analysis.</p

Topics: Medicine, Cell Biology, Physiology, Ecology, alveolar, fibrocytes, patients, ipf, bronchoalveolar, lavage, was
Year: 2013
DOI identifier: 10.1371/journal.pone.0053736.g004
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