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Clinical features, bacteriology of endotracheal aspirates and treatment outcomes of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and community-acquired pneumonia in an intensive care unit in Taiwan with an emphasis on eosinophilia versus non-eosinophilia: a retrospective case–control study

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  • Wei-Chang Huang Department of Life Sciences, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan Division of Chest Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan Department of Medical Technology, Jen-Teh Junior College of Medicine, Nursing and Management, Miaoli, Taiwan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ching-Hsiao Lee Department of Medical Technology, Jen-Teh Junior College of Medicine, Nursing and Management, Miaoli, Taiwan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ming-Feng Wu Division of Chest Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology, Central Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taichung, Taiwan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Chen-Cheng Huang Division of Chest Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Hospital, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Taichung, Taiwan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Cheng-Hui Hsu Division of Chest Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Hui-Chen Chen Division of Chest Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jeng-Yuan Hsu Division of Clinical Research, Department of Medical Research, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan School of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan School of Physical Therapy, Chung-Shan Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Chieh-Chen Huang Department of Life Sciences, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Professor Chieh-Chen Huang; cchuang{at}nchu.edu.tw
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Huang W, Lee C, Wu M, et al
Clinical features, bacteriology of endotracheal aspirates and treatment outcomes of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and community-acquired pneumonia in an intensive care unit in Taiwan with an emphasis on eosinophilia versus non-eosinophilia: a retrospective case–control study

Publication history

  • Received October 31, 2017
  • Revised June 20, 2018
  • Accepted July 27, 2018
  • First published September 11, 2018.
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September 11, 2018

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