Induced sputum is a well tolerated, noninvasive technique that is opening a new window in the field of occupational diseases of the lung and can be integrated into the well established criteria for diagnosing and monitoring these diseases, especially when invasive techniques are clinically contraindicated or impractical.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology|
|State||Published - Apr 2009|
- Induced sputum
- Occupational exposure