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Table 3 Soluble components in bronchial wash and bronchoalveolar lavage from experimental exposure of 13 healthy subjects to filtered air and wood smoke. Data are given as medians with interquartile range

From: Acute exposure to wood smoke from incomplete combustion - indications of cytotoxicity

Inflammatory markers BW P-value BAL P-value
Air Wood smoke Air vs. Wood smoke Air Wood smoke Air vs. Wood smoke
IL6 pg/ml 4.08 3.96 0.646 1.13 1.61 0.515
2.25–7.25 3.14–5.87 0.79–1.91 0.73–2.15
sICAM-1 ng/ml 35.20 18.30 0.028 100.45 98.10 0.878
18.75–45.87 16.72–26.90 53.10–163.22 67.52–126.00
CC16 ng/ml 582.70 566.60 0.239 328.80 382.60 0.196
542.45–724.75 556.45–616.10 298.15–438.00 313.05–488.50
GrzA pg/ml 346.00 242.50 0.221 149.60 113.60 0.753
178.65–661.95 197.20–266.15 45.35–232.80 62.30–197.20
MPO ng/ml 26.50 17.80 0.019 2.40 2.10 0.666
8.05–70.10 8.30–32.65 0.90–5.60 1.05–3.40
MMP9 ng/ml 13.40 6.60 0.006 0.50 0.70 0.726
5.55–30.05 3.65–11.20 0.40–1.95 0.20–1.90
GSx μmol/L 0.88 0.94 0.133 0.63 0.99 0.013
0.42–1.20 0.58–2.75 0.47–1.02 0.58–1.48
GSH μmol/L 0.58 0.65 0.173 0.49 0.73 0.064
0.32–0.95 0.41–2.33 0.27–0.81 0.48–1.13
GSSG μmol/L 0.10 O.21 0.279 0.04 0.04 0.196
0.02–0.19 0.05–0.23 0.00–0.13 0.02–0.22