BALP

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AcronymDefinition
BALPBone Alkaline Phosphatase
BALPBaseline Bone Alkaline Phosphatase
BALPBristol Active Life Project (UK)
BALPbronchoalveolar lavage fluid
BALPBruce Power A Limited Partnership (energy industry; Canada)
BALPBarclays Africa Leadership Programme
BALPBiologically Active Linear Polysaccharides
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Severe acute measles pneumonitis: virus isolation in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid. BMJ Case Rep.
Evaluating the diagnostic accuracy of the Xpert MTB/RIF assay on bronchoalveolar lavage fluid: A retrospective study.
Cytokine levels in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid. Data are reported as means [+ or -] SE (n=5/group).
Kocjan et al., "Development and evaluation of a real-time PCR assay for detection of Pneumocystis jirovecii DNA in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid of HIV-infected patients," Thorax, vol.
The mice in the WT and KO control, WT BLM, and KO BLM groups were sacrificed on days 7, 14, and 21, and bronchoalveolar lavage fluids (BALF) were collected to determine the (a) total BALF proteins and (b) total BALF cell counts.
Shaw, "Detectable IL-8 and IL-10 in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid from preterm infants ventilated for respiratory distress syndrome," Pediatric Research, vol.
In addition, it has been reported that defensin levels were increased in bronchoalveolar lavage fluids in many inflammatory lung diseases including cystic fibrosis, pneumonia, tuberculosis, and bronchiolitis obliterans (18-22).
Diagnostic value of TREM-1 and TREM-2 expression in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid in sarcoidosis and other lung diseases.
This background has prompted us to characterize the inflammatory mediator response in serum compared with local samples, that is, bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF) and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in IAV pneumonia and IAV encephalitis mouse models, respectively.
sTREM-1 can be found in different body fluids, such as serum, bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF), endotracheal aspiration (ETA), and exhaled breath condensate (EBC), where it can be assayed by ELISA using commercial immunoassay kits [5].
Histochemical investigation of bronchoalveolar lavage fluid by the ferrous stain showed iron-bearing macrophages above 20%.
It is also found to be higher in the bronchoalveolar lavage fluid of patients with systemic sclerosis, implicating a role in the pulmonary pathogenesis of systemic sclerosis [33].