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Canadian Respiratory Journal
Volume 2016, Article ID 9480843, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/9480843
Research Article

Clinical Utility of Bronchoalveolar Lavage Pepsin in Diagnosis of Gastroesophageal Reflux among Wheezy Infants

1Gastroenterology and Hepatology Unit, Pediatric Department, Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University, Mansoura 35516, Egypt
2Allergy, Respiratory, and Clinical Immunology Unit, Pediatric Department, Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University, Mansoura 35516, Egypt
3Pediatric Department, Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University, Mansoura 35516, Egypt
4Pathology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University, Mansoura 35516, Egypt

Received 20 February 2016; Accepted 19 June 2016

Academic Editor: Christophe Leroyer

Copyright © 2016 Ahmed Fathi Abdallah et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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