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Vol 76, No 4 (2008)
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Published online: 2008-06-22
Submitted: 2013-02-22
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Smoking and lung infection

Jerzy Kozielski
Pneumonol Alergol Pol 2008;76(4):271-275.

open access

Vol 76, No 4 (2008)
EDUCATION
Published online: 2008-06-22
Submitted: 2013-02-22

Abstract

Tobacco smoke exposure leads to development of structural and immunological changes in the lungs. These changes favour development on inflammation in the respiratory tract.
Cigarette smoking is a substantial risk factor for important bacterial and viral infections.

Abstract

Tobacco smoke exposure leads to development of structural and immunological changes in the lungs. These changes favour development on inflammation in the respiratory tract.
Cigarette smoking is a substantial risk factor for important bacterial and viral infections.
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Keywords

tobacco smoke; infections

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Title

Smoking and lung infection

Journal

Advances in Respiratory Medicine

Issue

Vol 76, No 4 (2008)

Pages

271-275

Published online

2008-06-22

Bibliographic record

Pneumonol Alergol Pol 2008;76(4):271-275.

Keywords

tobacco smoke
infections

Authors

Jerzy Kozielski

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