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What is the difference between sputum from bronchus and alveoli?

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Dr. Aaron Milstone
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
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In brief: Minimal

Since alveoli are connected to the bronchi/bronchioles the sputum in these locations are similar. Infection can occur in either location.

In brief: Minimal

Since alveoli are connected to the bronchi/bronchioles the sputum in these locations are similar. Infection can occur in either location.
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