Lactate dehydrogenase isoenzymes in patients with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: an exploratory cross-sectional study

Publication date: Available online 8 October 2020Source: Respiratory Physiology &NeurobiologyAuthor(s): Vlasios Skopas, Dimitrios Papadopoulos, Nikolaos Trakas, Eleni Papaefstathiou, Charalampos Koufopoulos, Demosthenes Makris, Zoe Daniil, Konstantinos Gourgoulianis
Source: Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research

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