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Table 2 Bronchoalveolar lavage data

From: Impact of endobronchial allergen provocation on macrophage phenotype in asthmatics

Segment Recovery (ml) Total cells (x 106) Macrophages (%) Eosinophils (%) Neutrophils (%) Lymphocytes (%) Epithelial cells (%)
B (H) 49 (35-58.8) 2.1 (1.5-3.6) 91 (88.3-92.9) 0 1 (0.6-1.8) 7.4 (4.5-9.8) 0.8 (0.5-1.8)
S (H) 73.5 (66.5-78) 7.7 (4.4-15.3) 88.9 (61.2-92) 0.3 (0-0.6) 2.4 (1.2-31) 5 (3.4-8.3) 0.7 (0.2-2.3)
A 1/10 (H) 68.5 (64-78) 5.4 (5.3-6.2) 86.7 (76.1-93.4) 0.5 (0-1.6) 6.5 (1.6-12.5) 6.6 (2.5-10.3) 0.1(0-2.8)
A1 (H) 55.5 (47-61) 3.5 (2.7-5.5) 79.4 (73.7-86.3) 0.2 (0.4) 7.8 (3.3-11.3) 7.8 (3.3-10.4) 0.6 (0.3-1.1)
B (A) 52.0 (44-60) 4.7 (1.2-5.7) 91.3 (81-93.8) 0.3 (.0.5) 2 (0.3-2.3) 5.8 (3-12) 1 (0.8-2.5)
S (A) 55 (51-69) 5.6 (2.6-9.5) 88.3 (84.8-91) 0.3 (0-1.3) 3.8 (1.3-9.8) 5 (3.3-7.8) 0.8 (0.3-2)
A 1/10 (A) 54 (47-63) 6 (3.9-14.2) 70.3 (29-84.5) 7.8 (3-30.3)***§ 3.5 (1.3-18.8) 3.8 (2-6.5) 1 (0.3-1.3)
A1 (A) 56 (48-63) 9.3 (3.9-20.9) 47.3 (31.3-63.8)***§# 30.8 (12.8-46)***§# 6.3 (1.8-9.3) 3.5 (2.5-4.8) 0 (0-0.7)
A2 (A) 43 (32-63) 8.1 (5-13.1) 38 (27.7-56.3)***§# 38.3 (10.3-63.8)***§# 6.5 (2.3-18)** 3.8 (2.3-6) 0.3 (0-9)
  1. (H) Healthy subjects, and (A) asthmatic patients who underwent bronchoalveolar lavage at baseline (B) and 24 hours after instillation with saline (S), standard allergen (A), in two different segments (A1 and A2), and one-tenth of the standard allergen dose (A1/10). Median and interquartile ranges (IQR) are given. ***versus baseline P < .001, **versus baseline P < .01, § versus saline P < .001, # versus A1/10 P < .01