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Table 1 Total leukocyte count (TLC) and Differential Leukocyte count (DLC) of blood and BAL fluid (per μl) following exposure to 2,4-D with or without endotoxin

From: Exposures to 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid with or without endotoxin upregulate small cell lung cancer pathway

Experimental Groups   Blood   BAL Fluid
  TLC (per μl) Absolute number of Neutrophils (%) Lymphocytes (%) TLC (per μl) Absolute number of Neutrophils (%)
Control 3699.16 ± 199.1a 28 ± 1.06a 72 ± 1.06a 157.83 ± 3.49a 21.83 ± 1.92a
LPS 4951.66 ± 219.7b 39.5 ± 1.05b 60.5 ± 1.05b 437 ± 15.52b 35.33 ± 1.72b
High dose of 2,4-D 4748.83 ± 289.8b 36.16 ± 1.83b 63.83 ± 1.83b 329.83 ± 28.72c 30.16 ± 1.16c
Low dose of 2,4-D 4483.33 ± 162.6a 34.66 ± 2.18b 65.33 ± 2.18b 303.83 ± 12.1c 30.5 ± 1.64c
High dose of 2,4-D + LPS 5826.66 ± 160.5c 51.83 ± 0.98b 48.16 ± 0.98b 492.16 ± 15.61b 42.16 ± 1.66b
Low dose of 2,4-D + LPS 5100.83 ± 136.9b 45.66 ± 3.52b 54.33 ± 3.52b 432.33 ± 17.8b 38.83 ± 2.18b
  1. TLC and DLC expressed as Mean ± SE
  2. a,b,cno common superscript between two levels of an effect indicates significant difference (p < 0.05)
  3. 6 animals from each group were used