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Table 2 Density of leukocytes and neutrophils in PVS at different time points after NaCl- or LPS-instillation (cells per mm2, mean value ± SEM)

From: Lipopolysaccharide induced inflammation in the perivascular space in lungs

Group/time All leukocytes Neutrophils
Saline 6 hours 0.3 ± 0.05 0*
LPS 1 hour 0.3 ± 0.09 0.02 ± 0.02
LPS 6 hours 0.6 ± 0.32 0.2 ± 0.14+
LPS 12 hours 0.5 ± 0.23 0.1 ± 0.09
LPS 24 hours 0.6 ± 0.23 0*
LPS 36 hours 0.6 ± 0.09+ 0*
  1. +
  2. significant p < 0.05, *single cells were found
  3. PMN = polymorphonuclear cells/granulocytes (>99% neutrophils)