Kinetics of TH2 biomarkers in sputum of asthmatics following inhaled allergen.

Zuiker RG, Ruddy MK, Morelli N, Mogg R, Rivas VM, van Dyck K, De Lepeleire I, Tanen MR, Boot JD, Kamerling IM, Diamant Z

Allergen-induced late airway response offers important pharmacodynamic targets, including T helper 2 (TH2) biomarkers. However, detection of inflammatory markers has been limited in dithiothreitol-processed sputum.