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Table 1 Histologic scores in lungs of OVA-induced allergic asthma mice

From: Comparison of asthma phenotypes in OVA-induced mice challenged via inhaled and intranasal routes

GroupNaïve controlInhaled salineIntranasal salineInhaled OVAIntranasal OVA
Number examined55555
Infiltrate, mainly eosinophilic cells, pulmonary vessel/alveolar duct/alveoli
 Moderate00045
 Severe00010
 Total number affected00055
Inflammation, granulomatous, peribronchial
 Minimal00001
 Slight00001
 Total number affected00002
Metaplasia, mucous cell confirmed by PAS stain
 Slight00031
 Moderate00024
 Total number affected00055