Predictive factors for airway hyperresponsiveness in children with respiratory symptoms

Yavuz S., Civelek E., Tuncer A., Sahiner Ü. M., Sekerel B. E.

ANNALS OF ALLERGY ASTHMA & IMMUNOLOGY, vol.106, no.5, pp.365-370, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Background: Asthma diagnosis is a challenging condition, particularly in patients without obstructive pattern and reversibility on spirometry. Determination of airway hyperresponsiveness (AHR) may be helpful, but the procedure is time-consuming and not always practical.