nasal lavage fluid

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nasal lavage fluid,

n a liquid, usually a saline-based water solution, used to cleanse the nasal passages.
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Newly identified proteins in human nasal lavage fluid from non-smokers and smokers using two-dimensional gel electrophoresis and peptide mass fingerprinting.
We collected the nasal lavage fluid (NAL) samples according to the protocol described by Hirvonen et al.
Furthermore, elevated levels of sensory nerve-mediated tachykinin substance P were found in nasal lavage fluid (NAL) of patients with chronic cough and increased capsaicin cough sensitivity (Cho et al.
Undiluted specimens of nasal lavage fluid were analyzed using Quantikine enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (EHSA) kits (R&D Systems, Minneapolis, MN) for the proinflammatory cytokines IL-8 and IL-1[beta].
Major basic protein and eosinophil-derived neurotoxin concentrations in nasal lavage fluid after allergen challenge: effect of systemic corticosteroids and relationship to eosinophil influx.