bronchoalveolar


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bron·cho·ve·sic·u·lar

(brong'kō-vĕ-sik'yū-lăr),
Relating to the bronchi and alveoli in the lungs, especially as regards lung sound heard by auscultation.
Synonym(s): bronchoalveolar

bronchoalveolar

/bron·cho·al·ve·o·lar/ (brong″ko-al-ve´o-ler) pertaining to a bronchus and alveoli.

bronchoalveolar

[-alvē′ələr]
Etymology: Gk, bronchos, windpipe; L, alveolus, little hollow
pertaining to the terminal air sacs at the ends of the bronchioles.

bron·cho·ve·sic·u·lar

(brong'kō-vĕ-sik'yū-lăr)
Relating to the bronchioles and alveoli in the lungs.
Synonym(s): bronchoalveolar.

bronchoalveolar,

adj referring to both the bronchia and alveoli of the lungs.

bronchoalveolar

pertaining to alveoli and bronchi.
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Keywords: Bronchoalveolar lavage, Intensive care unit, Mechanical ventilation, Multidrug resistant, Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP).
One ml from each (prepared sputum, bronchoalveolar lavage, plural fluid) specimens were transferred aseptically into three sterilized nine cm Petri dishes and 15-20 ml of pre-solidifying Sabouraud dextrose agar medium [10] were added to each plate.
sup][1],[2],[3],[4] Increased expression of these proinflammatory cytokines and various chemokines, at mRNA or protein levels, is observed in different clinical samples of asthmatics compared with controls, such as peripheral blood, sputum, bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF), and bronchial biopsies.
Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) could be performed in 24 patients, and CD4 and CD8 values were evaluated.
0 mg/dL Centromere type HTLV-1 (-) Nucleolar type IgG (800~1700) 1036 mg/dL Peripheral type Ig A (100~400) 143 mg/dL Granulartype IgM (40~240) 108 mg/dL Total cell count of bronchoalveolar lavage fluids IgE (20~140) 32 mg/dL RF(<10.
However, since the pathological analysis revealed no acid fast bacilli a Mantoux assay was requested in addition to bronchoalveolar lavage in order to confirm the TB suspicion.
The supplemental questionnaire further queried which respiratory specimen types were performed in each laboratory (sputa, bronchial washings, bronchial brushings, bronchoalveolar lavages, percutaneous transthoracic image-guided fine-needle aspirations, percutaneous transthoracic image-guided core biopsies with touch preparations, endobronchial ultrasound-guided [EBUS] fine-needle aspirations, bronchial mucosal or transbronchial biopsies with touch preparations, and electromagnetic navigational bronchoscopies).
Bronchoscopy was performed with a bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) and transbronchial lung biopsies.
The patient's blood and bronchoalveolar lavage cultures were negative.
Lack of improvement led to further exploration of case with examination of bronchoalveolar lavage fluid and sputum samples with Gram stain, which gave the confirmatory diagnosis of Nocardia.
A bronchoalveolar lavage was performed and an image from the cytologic cell block is seen above in Figure 1.