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Predictive Value of Adenosine 5'-Monophosphate Challenge in Preschool Children for the Diagnosis of Asthma 5 Years Later.
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PMID:  22537803     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We evaluated the predictive values of preschool bronchial challenge with nebulized adenosine 5'-monophosphate (AMP) using the auscultation method for having asthma 5 years later. Preschool AMP challenge had a high negative (90%) and a moderate positive (67%) predictive value for asthma 5 years later. Positive predictive value increased with the age at which the challenge was performed. The degree of preschool response to AMP was associated with the severity of asthma at school age.
Authors:
Shlomo Cohen; Avraham Avital; Avigdor Hevroni; Alina Avenshtein; Ronen Hadi; Chaim Springer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-4-24
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of pediatrics     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1097-6833     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-4-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375410     Medline TA:  J Pediatr     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Mosby, Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Institute of Pulmonology, Hadassah University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel.
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