volume 18, issue 4, P221-226 1997
DOI: 10.2500/108854197778594089
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Abstract: The presence of eosinophils in nasal secretions often characterizes inflammatory disease in the nose and paranasal sinuses. This study analyzed differential associations between various clinical parameters and the presence of nasal eosinophilia in mucosal specimens obtained by two sampling methods (swab and curette-probe). Nasal mucosal secretions were obtained in patients attending an adult allergy clinic using both sampling methods for each patient. The presence of eosinophilia as determined by both methods …

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