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Fig. 4 | Particle and Fibre Toxicology

Fig. 4

From: Morphometric analysis of inflammation in bronchial biopsies following exposure to inhaled diesel exhaust and allergen challenge in atopic subjects

Fig. 4

Immunohistochemical staining of CD138-positive plasma cells in human bronchial submucosa tissue. a Representative 20X image of positive staining using mAb B-A38 for CD138 with positive staining in red with Mayer’s hematoxylin counterstain in blue from a subject exposed to FAA. b Zoom region (40X) highlighted in black box of panel a. c Positive pixel count quantification of submucosa region for CD138 staining. Data are expressed as mean ± SEM. n = 9 for each experimental condition. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01

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