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Vol. 118, No. 2-4, 1999
Issue release date: February–April 1999
Int Arch Allergy Immunol 1999;118:345–346

Comparison of an Inhaled Corticosteroid (Triamcinolone Acetonide) to a Long–Acting Bronchodilator (Salmeterol), the Combination, and Placebo in Mild–Moderate Adult Asthmatic Patients

Creticos P.S. · Freidhoff L.R. · Bernstein D.I. · Chu T. · Khattignavong A.P. · Pasatiempo A.M. · Lim J.C.
aJohns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md.; bCincinnati, Ohio; cSan Jose, Calif.; and dCollegeville, Pa., USA

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