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Table 4 Summary of average drug detection rates per study sample

From: Mass spectrometry detection of inhaled drug in distal fibrotic lung

Biopsy sample ID Biopsy type Number of sections analysed Number of sections with drug observed % Success Average % success for endobronchial samples
4A Transbronchial 25 5 20  
4B Endobronchial 26 5 19  
4C Endobronchial 12 8 67  
4D Endobronchial 8 3 38 34.8
5A Transbronchial 14 1 7  
5B Endobronchial 8 6 75  
5C Endobronchial 8 8 100  
5D Endobronchial 4 4 100 90.0
6A Transbronchial 12 1 8  
6B Transbronchial 12 0 0  
6C Endobronchial 9 1 11  
6D Endobronchial 11 4 36 23.5*
6E Endobronchial 7 0 0 25
8A Transbronchial 11 4 36  
8B Endobronchial 7 1 14  
8C Endobronchial 9 2 22  
8D Endobronchial 5 3 60 28.6
  1. *Average success rate while incorporating sample 6E is 23.5%
  2. Due to issues we had with generating suitable sections from sample 6E for MALDI-MS imaging we have recalculated the average success for sample 6 excluding the data from biopsy E, updated result is 25%