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Table 2 Bronchoalveolar lavage fluid analysis

From: Hemosiderin-laden macrophages are an independent factor correlated with pulmonary vascular resistance in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: a case control study

Characteristics N = 103
Total cell counts, ×105/ml 1.98 ± 1.87
Differential cell count
 Neutrophils, % 0.3 (0.0 ~ 63.6)
 Lymphocytes, % 2.5 (0.0 ~ 36.8)
 Eosinophils, % 0.2 (0.0 ~ 35.0)
 Macrophages, % 94.0 (34.8 ~ 99.8)
 HLM score, % 38.2 ± 24.2
  1. Values are presented as mean ± standard deviation or median (range). Definition of abbreviation: HLM hemosiderin-laden macrophage