CD81 and CD48 show different expression on blood eosinophils in systemic sclerosis: new markers for disease and pulmonary inflammation?

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Wuttge, Dirk; Andreasson, A; Tufvesson, Ellen; Johansson, Å; Scheja, Agneta; Hellmark, Thomas; Hesselstrand, Roger; Truedsson, Lennart;
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Journal: issn: 1502-7732
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3109/03009742.2015.1054877
  • Subject: Lungmedicin och allergi
    mesheuropmc: respiratory system | respiratory tract diseases | skin and connective tissue diseases | integumentary system

In systemic sclerosis (SSc)-related interstitial lung disease (ILD), elevated eosinophil counts in bronchoalveolar lavage are associated with a worse outcome. We hypothesized that eosinophils may be activated in the peripheral circulation, thereby increasing their recru... View more
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