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Table 3 Cytology parameters in BALF after exposure to MWCNT

From: Comparative inhalation toxicity of multi-wall carbon nanotubes, graphene, graphite nanoplatelets and low surface carbon black

  Study day 7 Study day 28
Concentration [mg/m3] 0.1 0.5 2.5 0.1 0.5 2.5
Total Cells 1.1 1.4 3.6** 1.1 1.0 2.1*
Polymorphonuclear Neutrophils 1.4 72.8** 436.6** 4.9 8.8 343.8**
Lymphocytes 0.9 5.6 41.3** 1.4 3.9 9.6**
Macrophages 1.1 0.8 0.3* 1.1 0.9 1.1
  1. * Statistically significant, p < 0.05; ** statistically significant, p < 0.01.
  2. Differences are expressed as x-fold ratios compared to the concurrent control group.