Table 2

Complete blood count and leukocyte differentials for two comparisons
Healthy controls Pre-challenge Post-challenge P-value HC vs. pre P-value pre vs. post
Complete blood count
Erythrocytes (1012/L) 4.41 (0.17) 4.36 (0.08) 4.40 (0.08) 0.786 0.361
Platelets (109/mL) 246 (18) 258 (37) 273 (36) 0.759 0.084
Leukocytes (109/mL) 5.48 (0.84) 6.10 (0.35) 6.91 (0.37) 0.199 0.071
Leukocyte differentials
Neutrophils (%) 56.4 (7.8) 57.9 (4.5) 65.0 (2.6) 0.782 0.012*
Lymphocytes (%) 29.6 (5.5) 29.5 (4.4) 25.6 (2.6) 0.989 0.120
Monocytes (%) 4.5 (0.7) 7.4 (0.7) 5.7 (0.8) 0.042* 0.013*
Eosinophils (%) 2.1 (0.6) 4.7 (0.8) 3.3 (0.7) 0.077 0.002*
Basophils (%) 5.6 (5.5) 0.5 (0.1) 0.4 (0.1) 0.002* 1.000

HC, healthy controls. pre, pre-challenge (asthmatics). post, post-challenge (asthmatics). Values reported as mean (standard error of the mean). *: p < 0.05.

Yamamoto et al.

Yamamoto et al. BMC Genomics 2012 13:655   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-655

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