Lipid Laden Macrophage Count
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The presence of lipid laden macrophages in a bronchioalveolar lavage specimen has been reported to be a potential indicator of recurrent aspiration of food in the lungs. The lavage specimen is processed in Cytopathology. For specimen handling see Bronchioalveolar Lavage (BAL).
See also:
Bronchioalveolar Lavage (BAL) for Cancer Evaluation, Bronchioalveolar Lavage