Biomarkers Identified For Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Wednesday, April 30, 2008 - 13:55 in Biology & Nature

Researchers report the first evidence of a distinctive protein signature that could help to transform the diagnosis and improve the monitoring of the devastating lung disease idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in PLoS Medicine. Scientists describe a unique combination of blood proteins that appears to distinguish IPF patients from normal controls with extraordinary sensitivity and precision.

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