Valuable Serum Markers in Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis.

Valuable Serum Markers in Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis. Dis Markers. 2019;2019:9709531 Authors: Shi S, Chen L, Qiu X, Zhao Q, Xiao Y, Yan X Abstract Objective: Several serum markers were reported to reflect the severity of pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (PAP). The aim of this study is to investigate a reliable and facile marker to access and monitor the clinical course of PAP in a large cohort. Methods: PAP patients from January 2010 to June 2018 were enrolled. Hospital records were used as data sources. The levels of various serum indicators were detected. We evaluated the correlation between pulmonary function test results and clinical variables. Results: Diffusion capacity for carbon monoxide (DLCO) level was positively correlated with the level of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) (P
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