Clinical specimens were collected from Chughtai's Lahore Lab, including Naso bronchial lavage
, pus swabs, blood, sputum, catheter tips and urine.
Its yield would be increased combined with the use of bronchial lavage
, brush cytology, and endobronchial biopsy.
was performed inside the accessory bronchus with the aim of cytologic examination was normal.
A Ziehl-Neelsen stain for acidoresistant bacteria was negative in three sputum samples and negative in one bronchial lavage
The clinical specimens included: bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) (n = 10), bronchial lavage
(BL) (n = 6), biopsy (n = 4), and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) (n = 24).
Microbiology specimen testing included CSF, blood, sputum, bronchial lavage
, lung biopsy, lymph node biopsy, and urine cultures.
It has been shown that elevated interferon gamma and TGF-beta levels in bronchial lavage
fluids may be related to pathogenesis and progression of EBTB.
After bronchoscopy, 2 of 3 bronchial lavage
(BAL) samples were found to be positive for acid-fast coccobacilli by microscopy, and rapidly growing, deep orange mycobacteria grew in all 3 cultures.
The bronchial lavage
specimen was inoculated onto 5% sheep blood agar, chocolate agar, and MacConkey agar for isolation of routine bacteria.
If samples are needed, a bronchial lavage
may be performed for analysis.
was performed before taking biopsies.
To better understand the distribution of miRNA in body fluids, we examined the spectrum of miRNA in 12 fluids: plasma, saliva, tears, urine, amniotic fluid, colostrum, breast milk, bronchial lavage
, cerebrospinal fluid, peritoneal fluid, pleural fluid, and seminal fluid from normal individuals.