Sputum cell count: biomarkers in the differentiation of asthma, COPD and asthma-COPD overlap – Dove Medical Press


Sputum cell count: biomarkers in the differentiation of asthma, COPD and asthma-COPD overlap
Dove Medical Press
Introduction: Cell count in induced sputum is a noninvasive biomarker to assess airway inflammation phenotypes. Accordingly, sputum cell counts are extensively used in the treatment of asthma and COPD. Nevertheless, the clinical application of sputum ...