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Table 1 Characteristics of subject groups

From: Protein antigen of bird-related hypersensitivity pneumonitis in pigeon serum and dropping

  BRHP Other HP IIP CVD-IP HV AB
(n = 59) (n = 8) (n = 26) (n = 12) (n = 30) (n = 3)
Age, years 62 (31–70) 60 (57–68) 68 (64–73) 62 (60–67) 37 (33–46) 45 (37–48)
Sex, male/female 32/27 8/0 21/5 7/5 24/6 1/2
NS/ES/CS, % 57.6/35.6/5.1 12.5/87.5/0 26.9/53.8/15.4 33.3/58.3/8.3 100/0/0 100/0/0
FVC, % predicted 72.6 (59.2–91.3) 76.0 (65.6–93.1) 72.2 (65.8–81.6) 74.5 (68.9–88.6) NA NA
BAL cell counts Lymphocytes, % 53.5 (29.7–83.0) 40.2 (30.8–68.0) 6.9 (4.5–10.7) 11.2 (5.9–14.8) NA NA
Serum KL-6, U/ml 1419 (742–3222) 1417 (1066–1620) 1151 (903–1356) 1370 (1093–1676) NA NA
  1. Data are presented as median values and interquartile ranges unless otherwise indicated
  2. AB asymptomatic breeder, BAL bronchoalveolar lavage, BRHP bird related hypersensitivity pneumonitis, CVD-IP collagen vascular disease-associated interstitial pneumonia, FVC forced expiratory capacity, HP hypersensitivity pneumonitis, HV healthy volunteers, IIP idiopathic interstitial pneumonia, NA not applicable, NS/ES/CS never-smokers/ex-smokers/current-smokers