Association between blood eosinophil count with asthma hospital readmissions

Published: 4 March 2018
Author(s): Francisco-Javier Gonzalez-Barcala, Maria-Esther San-Jose, Juan-José Nieto-Fontarigo, Jose-Martín Carreira, Uxio Calvo-Alvarez, Maria-Jesus Cruz, David Facal, Maria-Teresa Garcia-Sanz, Luis Valdes-Cuadrado, Francisco-Javier Salgado
Issue: March 2018
Section: Original Article

The presence of eosinophils in asthma inflammation is a relevant factor in the pathophysiology of the disease, however the relationship between the blood eosinophil count (BEC) with asthma severity and prognosis is still under debate.The aim of this work is to analyze the relationship between the BEC levels and hospital readmissions in patients with asthma.