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Table 1 Patient and BALF characteristics of the population studied

From: Leaky lysosomes in lung transplant macrophages: azithromycin prevents oxidative damage

  Lung transplant recipients without AZM (n = 5) Lung transplant recipients with AZM (n = 3) Healthy control patients (n = 7)
Mean age 48 ± 18 44 ± 13 60 ± 13
Gender 4 females/1 male 2 females/1 male 2 females/5 males
BAL recovery (ml) 122 ± 20 100 ± 8 110 ± 18
Cell count    
(10 6 cells/L) 308 ± 139 268 ± 84 244 ± 184
% macrophages 84 ± 14 80 ± 9 92 ± 5
% lymphocytes 13 ± 10 6 ± 4 4 ± 3
% neutrophils 3 ± 6 14 ± 10 4 ± 4
% eosinophils 0 ± 0 0 ± 0 0 ± 1
% basophils 0 ± 0 0 ± 0 0 ± 0
  1. Data are presented as the means ± 1 SD. BAL bronchoalveolar lavage.