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Lipid-Laden Alveolar Macrophage Index of Corwin and Irwin for Aspiration Pneumonia

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Corwin and Irwin developed an index for aspiration pneumonia based on the number of lipid-laden alveolar macrophages identified in a bronchoalveolar lavage. This can help diagnose or exclude aspiration pneumonia in a patient with lung disease. The authors are from the University of Massachusetts in Worcester.

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