The soluble form of KL-6 is evaluable in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid and also noninvasively in serum, based on its leakage from the alveolar space into the blood due to an enhanced permeability or destruction of the air-blood barrier in the diseased lungs.
What does BALP stand for?
BALP stands for bronchoalveolar lavage fluid
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- Brigade Air Liaison Officer
- Bulletin des Annonces Légales et Obligatoires (French)
- Base Logistical Command
- Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation
- Barclays Africa Leadership Programme
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- Biologically Active Linear Polysaccharides
- Bone Alkaline Phosphatase
- Bristol Active Life Project (UK)
- Bruce Power A Limited Partnership (energy industry; Canada)
- British Airline Pilot's Association
- Balthasar Vd Polweg
- British Association of Leisure Parks, Piers and Attractions (UK)
- Broad Absorption Line Quasi-Stellar Object
- Branch and Link Register (IBM)
- Bay Area Legal Recruitment Association (est. 1985; California)
- Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies (various universities)
- Bachelor of Arts with Library Studies
- Business Administration Legal Studies (college degree)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Twenty-four hours after two challenges, histopathological changes in the nose, sinus and pulmonary airways were compared with gene expression and cytokine production in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid and plasma.
In bronchoalveolar lavage fluid cytology, polymorphonuclear leukocytes was detected, and there were no atypical findings.
With a diagnosis of suspected TB, bronchoalveolar lavage fluid was collected.
Aspergillus fumigatus was identified from bronchoalveolar lavage fluid culture.
An assay is commercially available for use with human serum and bronchoalveolar lavage fluid samples.
IgE and IgA were prominent in the serum and bronchoalveolar lavage fluid of allergic animals, suggesting both a systemic and tissue-focused production.
In the preface, the editor notes that this book, "is the first and nearly complete collection of applications of proteomics to analyze various human body fluids, including plasma, serum, urine, cerebrospinal fluid, pleural effusions, bronchoalveolar lavage fluid, sputum, nasal lavage fluid, saliva, pancreatic juice, bile, amniotic fluid, milk, nipple aspirate fluid, seminal fluid, vitreous fluid, dialysate, and ultra-filtrate yielded during renal replacement therapy.