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Cigarette Smoke Nasal and Whole Blood Challenge in Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00159341
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 12, 2005
Last Update Posted : August 15, 2008
Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Information provided by:
Imperial College London

No Study Results Posted on for this Study
  Recruitment Status : Completed
  Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2006
  Actual Study Completion Date : December 2006
Publications of Results:
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