Non-Invasive Sampling of the Upper Airways in Allergic Rhinitis
Saturday, March 4, 2017: 6:30 AM-7:30 AM
Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Atlanta Conference Level (LL3), Vinings
1.00 CME/CE

Learning Objectives:
  1. Describe the most commonly used methodologies for sampling the upper airways (nasal brushings, biopsies, synthetic absorptive matrices, sponge sampling, rhinoprobe, lavage, etc.)
  2. Discuss typical biomarker patterns generated in the setting of allergic rhinitis and in response to immunotherapy treatment
  3. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the sampling procedures and the relative importance of the biomarkers typically studied
Discussion Leader
Anne K. Ellis, MD FAAAAI
Discussion Leader
Trevor T. Hansel, MD PhD
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