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Table 2 BAL cellular response

From: Early-life viral infection and allergen exposure interact to induce an asthmatic phenotype in mice

Groups Total Macrophages Lymphocytes Neutrophils Eosinophils
Naïve 263 (34.1) 259 (1.8) 3 (1.3) 0 (0.3) 1 (0.8)
   98.3% (0.7) 1.3% (0.5) 0.1% (0.1) 0.3% (0.3)
Virus control 312 (19.8) 262 (5.6) 47 (4.7) 1 (0.3) 1 (0.3)
   84.1% (1.8) *** 15.1% (1.5) *** 0.2% (0.1) 0.2% (0.1)
Sham/OVA 171 (20.5) 145 (4.8) 24 (3.4) 2 (1.7) 0 (0.2)
   84.7% (2.8) *** 14.0% (2.0) *** 1.2% (1.0) 0.1% (0.1)
Virus/nil 330 (41.7) 275 (5.3) 47 (3.3) 7 (3.3) 0 (0.3)
   83.3% (1.6) *** 14.3% (1.0) *** 2.2% (1.0) 0.1% (0.1)
Virus/OVA 555 (60.0) *** 429 (11.6) 104 (11.6) 14 (2.75) 2 (0.6)
   78.0% (2.1) *** 18.9% (2.1) *** 2.6% (0.5) * 0.3% (0.1)
  1. Data are presented as mean numbers of cells × 10-3 (S.E.M) and as percentages for individual cell types (n = 8). Significant differences compared to naïve animals shown as * = P < 0.05, ** = P < 0.01, *** = P < 0.001.