Nasal smear for eosinophils

Nasal smear for eosinophils - examination of mucus from the nose for the purpose of diagnosing eosinophils in the nasal cavity. Eosinophils - blood cells that belong to the group of leukocytes, are markers - help to determine pathology (allergy, infection, parasitic invasion, tissue inflammation). Analyzing a nasal swab for eosinophils allows you to distinguish an infectious runny nose from an allergic one. The presence of eosinophils in a nasal swab indicates the initial stage of the development of allergic rhinitis or rhinitis. A significant excess of indicators may indicate an active form of an allergic disease, and the presence of a parasitic infection in the body cannot be ruled out, on the basis of which further examination is necessary.

  • Indications for analysis

    • constant rhinitis and sinusitis in history;
    • determination of the nature of the undead;
    • suspected allergic rhinitis.

  • How to prepare a child for analysis?

    It is better to take a nasal swab for eosinophils in the morning. Before the procedure, it is not recommended to wash the nose, to carry out any therapeutic actions, to exclude the use of anti-inflammatory and hormonal agents for a day, at least 5 days before passing the analysis, it is recommended to stop the local use of antibacterial drugs. To collect biomaterial from the nasal cavity, a plastic stick with a sterile cotton swab on the end is used, it is carried along the walls of the nose, then placed in a sterile container. The procedure itself is painless.

Nasal smear for eosinophils

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