TABLE 1

Characteristics of 30 healthy adult subjects enrolled in the studya

Sampling time (h)No. and sex of patientsbAge (yr)Height (cm)Weight (kg)eCLCRc (ml/min)Total cell count in BAL fluid (cells/mm3)Macrophages (%)
All subjects18 M, 12 F42 ± 11173 ± 979.7 ± 11.8110 ± 22145 ± 15981 ± 10
13 M, 3 F46 ± 12168 ± 571.6 ± 7.093 ± 23114 ± 6182 ± 6
2.53 M, 3 F45 ± 6174 ± 882.2 ± 10.0115 ± 15137 ± 8782 ± 17
3.255 M, 1 F33 ± 10176 ± 884.3 ± 11.8111 ± 15141 ± 5786 ± 6
43 M, 3 F46 ± 13170 ± 1276.6 ± 14.7103 ± 17267 ± 368d78 ± 10
64 M, 2 F37 ± 12176 ± 880.0 ± 12.6122 ± 3172 ± 5475 ± 10
  • a Data are expressed as means ± SDs except for the data on sex.

  • b M, male; F, female.

  • c eCLCR, estimated creatinine clearance based on Cockcroft-Gault equation (31).

  • d One subject at this sampling time had an extremely high total cell count of 900 cells/mm3.