Blood Levels of Molecules May Distinguish IPF From Other ILDs

Blood Levels of Molecules May Distinguish IPF From Other ILDs

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Blood Levels of Molecules May Distinguish IPF From Other ILDs

Measuring the levels of certain molecules in the blood could be useful for distinguishing idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) from other types of lung disease, according to a recent study. The study, “Serum Biomarkers in Differential Diagnosis of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis and Connective Tissue Disease-Associated Interstitial Lung Disease,” was published in the Journal of Clinical Medicine.  IPF, a chronic disorder that causes lung tissue scarring, or fibrosis, without a clear underlying cause, is one of the most…

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