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Table 3 Experiment 2: Total protein levels and IL-6 concentrations were measured in lung lavage at the end of MV

From: The effects of exogenous surfactant administration on ventilation-induced inflammation in mouse models of lung injury

  Air Acid
  No treatment bLES No treatment bLES
Total lavage protein (mg/kg body weight) 46.3 ± 8.1 32.8 ± 5.6 215.4 ± 21.1* 194.3 ± 26.9*
Lavage IL-6 (pg/mL) 237.8 ± 72.9 635.1 ± 120.2 5034.9 ± 653.4* 6775.5 ± 1476.1*,#
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± SEM; n = 6 per group. *p < 0.05 versus the respective Air control, #p < 0.05 versus Acid no Treatment.