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Table 1 Whole Lung Lavage Cell Count and Differential in Naïve and Ova-challenged Mice

From: Safety assessment of inhaled xylitol in mice and healthy volunteers

Experimental Group Total Cell Count (×106) Mean (SD) Differential Count (%)
   Macrophages Lymphocytes Neutrophils Eosinophils
Naïve mice-saline 0.26 (0.8) 99.6 0.17 0.17 0.0
Naïve mice-xylitol 0.25 (0.7) 99.0 0.34 0.0 0.66
Ova-challenged mice – saline exposed 0.96 (0.1) 20.0 3.6 14.0 62.2
Ova-challenged mice – xylitol exposed 0.78 (0.08) 21.3 9.0 9.0 61.0