The assessment of high sensitivity C-reactive protein as a systemic marker in moderate asthma patients and changing levels by inhaled corticosteroids


KADAKAL F., ARAS G., Kanmaz D., Purisa S., Uzumcu M., Iatk E., ...More

JOURNAL OF THE PAKISTAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, vol.63, no.7, pp.893-898, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 63 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF THE PAKISTAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.893-898
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objectives: To see if high-sensitivity C-reactive protein levels increase even in the early stages of asthma, and to evaluate if corticosteroid therapy affects the levels in asthma patients.