publication . Article . 2018

Evaluating the Nasal Cytology in Acute Rhinosinusitis

Juliana R Moskowitz; Jacqueline K Shaia; James R Schwebach;
Open Access English
  • Published: 04 Apr 2018 Journal: Advanced Journal of Graduate Research (issn: 2456-7108, eissn: 2456-7108, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: AIJR Publisher
Abstract
<jats:p>Rhinitis has been found to have profound direct and indirect negative effects on business including costs attributed to loss of productivity and the amount of over the counter medications consumed. Several other studies have examined the immune system’s response in immunocompromised patients by using nasal cytology. This study focused on nasal cytology for a common illness such as acute rhinosinusitis (ARS), in otherwise healthy individuals. Most studies have used nasal cytology to analyze immunocompromised patients, however, this study considers otherwise healthy patients in order to better understand the basic immune response. This study aimed to exami...
Subjects
free text keywords: nasal smear, cell cytology, rhinitis, acute rhinosinusitis, sinusitis, nasal cytology
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