Table 4

Correlation between serum and BAL fluid NE, MPO levels and spontaneous ROS production in peripheral blood neutrophils in patients with lung cancer
Spontaneous ROS production
r p
NE serum 0.396 0.007
NE BAL fluid 0.461 0.004
MPO serum 0.428 0.005
MPO BAL fluid 0.382 0.007

NE neutrophil elastase, MPO myeloperoxidase, BAL fluid bronchoalveolar lavage fluid.

Vaguliene et al.

Vaguliene et al. BMC Immunology 2013 14:36   doi:10.1186/1471-2172-14-36

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