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Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid

"Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Washing liquid obtained from irrigation of the lung, including the BRONCHI and the PULMONARY ALVEOLI. It is generally used to assess biochemical, inflammatory, or infection status of the lung.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 642 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 35 publications in 2011
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.