Induced sputum and occupational diseases other than asthma

Elizabeth Fireman*

*Corresponding author for this work

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)93-96
Number of pages4
JournalCurrent Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 2009


  • Induced sputum
  • Monitoring
  • Occupational exposure


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