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Table 7 Neutrophil counts in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid after intratracheal administration to rats

From: Kinetics and dissolution of intratracheally administered nickel oxide nanomaterials in rats

  Neutrophil counts in BALF [cells/μL]
Day 3 Week 4 Week 13
NiO A (6 mg/kg BW) 374 ± 125 446 ± 113 767 ± 465
NiO B (6 mg/kg BW) 534 ± 186 94.2 ± 60.8 0.363 ± 0.725
NiO C (6 mg/kg BW) 10.1 ± 4.44 4.10 ± 2.89 4.17 ± 6.60
NiO D (6 mg/kg BW) 391 ± 171 693 ± 379 1240 ± 472
Control 0.55 ± 0.88 0.33 ± 0.35 0.61 ± 0.73