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Table 3 Summary of histopathology findings

From: Short versus long silver nanowires: a comparison of in vivo pulmonary effects post instillation

Responses observed in lung tissues S-AgNWs L-AgNWs
Day 1 Day 7 Day 21 Day 1 Day 7 Day 21
Cellular Exudate in Alveoli   X X   X X
Epithelial Sloughing    X X X  
Langhans Cells in Tissues   X X    
Tissue Granulomas    X   X X
*Alveolar Inflammation     X X  
*Bronchiolar Inflammation      X  
*Particle- Associated Inflammation X X X X X X
  1. “*” indicates that results were confirmed by statistical comparisons to control groups at a p value ≤ 0.05.