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Eosinophil Count Could Be More Sensitive in Induced Sputum Than in Peripheral Blood for Phenotyping of Patients With Severe Eosinophilic Asthma

Caballero ML1,2,3*, Dominguez-Ortega J1,2,3*, Nin-Valencia AR1, Sánchez-Ocando H1, Barranco P1,2,3

1Department of Allergy, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
2La Paz Hospital Institute for Health Research (IdiPAZ) Madrid, Spain
3CIBER Respiratory Diseases (CIBERES), Spain
*Both authors contributed equally to this work.

J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 2021; Vol 31(4) : 360-361
doi: 10.18176/jiaci.0647

Key words: Asthma, Induced sputum, Inflammation, Phenotype, Severe eosinophilic asthma