SESSION TITLE: Asthma IV
SESSION TYPE: Original Investigation Poster
PRESENTED ON: Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
PURPOSE: To compare the difference between the young and old asthma phenotype in mouse models and explore the possible mechanisms.
METHODS: BALB/c mice were randomly divided into a young control group, old control group, young experimental group, old experimental group. Mice were sensitized on days 1 and 2, chanllenged on days 18 and 19, on 21st day to assess pulmonary function to test airway hyperresponsiveness, count in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF) total cell and categories cell, lung tissue HE staining, immunohistochemistry observe neutrophils, eosinophils, IL-4, IL-17, MBD2 infiltration.