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Azithromycin for prevention of exacerbations in severe asthma (AZISAST): a multicentre randomised double-blind placebo-controlled trial
  1. Guy G Brusselle1,
  2. Christine VanderStichele1,
  3. Paul Jordens2,
  4. René Deman3,
  5. Hans Slabbynck4,
  6. Veerle Ringoet5,
  7. Geert Verleden6,
  8. Ingel K Demedts7,
  9. Katia Verhamme8,
  10. Anja Delporte1,
  11. Bénédicte Demeyere1,
  12. Geert Claeys9,
  13. Jerina Boelens9,
  14. Elizaveta Padalko9,
  15. Johny Verschakelen10,
  16. Georges Van Maele11,
  17. Ellen Deschepper11,
  18. Guy F P Joos1
  1. 1Department of Respiratory Medicine, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
  2. 2Department of Respiratory Medicine, OLV Ziekenhuis, Aalst, Belgium
  3. 3Department of Respiratory Medicine, AZ Groeninge, Kortrijk, Belgium
  4. 4Department of Respiratory Medicine, ZNA Middelheim, Antwerpen, Belgium
  5. 5Department of Respiratory Medicine, AZ Sint-Jan, Brugge, Belgium
  6. 6Department of Respiratory Medicine, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
  7. 7Department of Respiratory Medicine, Heilig Hart Ziekenhuis, Roeselare, Belgium
  8. 8Department of Epidemiology, Erasmus MC Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  9. 9Department of Microbiology, Clinical Chemistry and Immunology, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
  10. 10Department of Radiology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
  11. 11Biostatistics Unit, Department of Public Health, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
  1. Correspondence to Dr Guy G Brusselle, Department of Respiratory Medicine, Ghent University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, Ghent B-9000, Belgium; guy.brusselle{at}

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