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Table 3 Differential cell counts

From: Comparison of methods for the analysis of airway macrophage particulate load from induced sputum, a potential biomarker of air pollution exposure

Cell type Cell count % (Median (IQR) of 13 participants)
Neutrophil 72.5 (51.1-90.1)
Macrophage 10.0 (4.1-25.8)
Eosinophil 1.6 (1.0-8.5)
Lymphocyte 2.3 (1.2-3.5)
Metachromatic 0.0 (0.0-0.0)
Bronchial epithelial 2.8 (1.1-12.6)
Squamous epithelial 2.3 (0.8-6.5)