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Table 1 Clinical data

From: Assessment of Surfactant Protein A (SP-A) dependent agglutination

Clinical characteristics Cystic fibrosis
(n = 10)
Chronic bronchitis
(n = 10)
Controls
(n = 11)
Age 14 ± 3 (10) 4 ± 4 (10) 12 ± 8 (11)
Gender (% female) 6 (60) 8 (80) 3 (27)
BMI %, (n)
(overweight/normal/underweight)
40/30/30 (4/3/3) 0/100/0 (0/10/0) 0/100/0 (0/11/0)
Fev 1 (% pred.) 97 ± 31 (10) 109 ± 15 (3) 118 (1)
SP-A level in serum (ng/ml) 26 ± 10 (10) 28 ± 24 (2) 17 ± 4 (10)
SP-A level in BAL (ng/ml) 4993 ± 2984 (10) 4094 ± 1363 (3) 6645 ± 5354 (11)
Neutrophils in BAL (%) 42 ± 29 (10) 9 ± 9 (5) 2.5 ± 4 (4)
  1. Data are means ± SEM and range of (n) subjects.