Introduction
The Concept of Airway Inflammation
The Role of Inflammation in Airway Disease
Clinical Implications of Inflammation in Young Children
Bronchoalveolar Lavage and Tracheal Aspirate for Assessing Airway Inflammation in Children
Brush Biopsy and Mucosal Biopsy
Gas Analysis
Upper Airway Sampling
Sampling Methods
Statistical/Design Methods
Immunopathology of Allergy and Asthma in Childhood
Protective and Harmful Effects of Viral Infections in Childhood on Wheezing Disorders and Asthma
Environmental Air Pollution
Inflammatory Markers in Clinical Practice
Developmental Airway Cell Biology
Context Dependency of Markers of Disease