COPD Diagnostics

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4/1/2020 Sputum microbiome profiling in COPD: beyond singular pathogen detection BMJ ... microbiome profiles depend on sampling method (eg, nasal brushing, induced or expectorate sputum, bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL), epithelial brushing, bronchial biopsies) consistent with this niche specificity. 17 45–47 To exploit respiratory microbiome characteristics for COPD diagnostics, phenotyping and outcome prediction, it is necessary to identify microbiome biomarkers that are easily obtainable in a patient-friendly manner. Sputum closely aligns with these characteristics, making it a preferred sampling technique. Sputum microbiome ...