Crystal Wong

MD

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Influenza Outcomes Associated with <i>IFITM3</i> Genetic Marker

Influenza Outcomes Associated with IFITM3 Genetic Marker

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The rs34481144 risk allele may serve as a genetic marker for identifying individuals at increased risk for severe influenza infection.

Sputum Eosinophil Levels Correlate With Asthma Severity

Sputum Eosinophil Levels Correlate With Asthma Severity

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Elevated sputum eosinophil levels correlate with the severity of clinical outcomes in asthma.

Hereditary Angioedema Breakthrough Attacks Successfully Treated With Icatibant

Hereditary Angioedema Breakthrough Attacks Successfully Treated With Icatibant

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Patients with hereditary angioedema treated with icatibant had similar outcomes regardless of whether they were on long-term prophylaxis.

Asthma Immunotherapy Improves Lung Function, Airway Inflammation

Asthma Immunotherapy Improves Lung Function, Airway Inflammation

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In children with allergic asthma and rhinitis, sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) was shown to not only improve patient-reported symptoms, but also airway inflammation and pulmonary function.

Greater Benefit With Azithromycin in COPD Patients With <i>H pylori</i>

Greater Benefit With Azithromycin in COPD Patients With H pylori

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Azithromycin therapy is more effective at preventing COPD exacerbations among patients with Helicobacter pylori infection than among those who are H pylori seronegative.

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