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Table 1 Mean number and differential counts of BAL cells

From: Nanoparticle uptake by airway phagocytes after fungal spore challenge in murine allergic asthma and chronic bronchitis

Animals BALtotal × 106 % Mac % PMN % Eos % Lymph
OVA-allergic 5.3* ± 0.5 25.9* ± 2.4 10.4* ± 0.5 56.6* ± 3.8 9.1* ± 1.6
Sham 0.8 ± 0.3 99.6 ± 0.4 0 0 0
Scnn1b-Tg 0.6 ± 0.1 97.8 ± 0.3 0 0 2.2* ± 0.3
WT 0.7 ± 0.1 99.8 ± 0.2 0 0 0
  1. Mean values of n = 5 animals per group ± SEM. *Significant difference to control group (P < 0.05). Mac, macrophages; PMN, polymorphnuclear leukocytes (neutrophils); Eos, eosinophils; Lymph, lymphocytes.