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Table 2 Cell, macrophage and neutrophil concentration in BALF

From: Impact of agglomeration state of nano- and submicron sized gold particles on pulmonary inflammation

  Total cell (10E6/ml) Macrophage 10E6/ml) Neutrophil (10E5/ml)
Treatment 3 hrs 24 hrs 3 hrs 24 hrs 3hrs 24 hrs
- control 0.29 ± 0.05 0.72 ± 0.17 0.23 ± 0.06 0.61 ± 0.14 0.09 ± 0.02 0.57 ± 0.44
50 single 0.29 ± 0.04 0.71 ± 0.20 0.22 ± 0.04 0.55 ± 0.19 0.14 ± 0.07 0.99 ± 0.49
250 single 0.30 ± 0.11 0.74 ± 0.19 0.26 ± 0.11 0.49 ± 0.13 0.22 ± 0.16 1.5 ± 0.84*
50 agg 0.30 ± 0.10 0.54 ± 0.23 0.25 ± 0.10 0.39 ± 0.20 0.17 ± 0.13 1.0 ± 0.59
250 agg 0.36 ± 0.08 1.02 ± 0.45 0.30 ± 0.06 0.84 ± 0.42 0.19 ± 0.18 1.0 ± 0.76
quartz 0.54 ± 0.31* 2.16 ± 0.62* 0.47 ± 0.28* 0.32 ± 0.15 0.27 ± 0.14 17.2 ± 7.6*
  1. Average concentration ± sd. Statistical significant differences P < 0.05 are indicated by *