Th1/Th2 cell expression SAL     OVA OT1 OT2
IL-2 2.68±0.72 7.07±0.29# 7.11±0.62# 6.61±0.99#
IL-4 3.48±1.31 14.45±1.17** 1.59±0.19 1.11±0.21
IL-13 8.41±1.28 13.4±1.8** 3.9±0.3 4.9±0.8
IFN- 16.3± 1.4 32.1±1.5* 17.9±4.0 20.9±2.0
Oxidative Stress Marker SAL     OVA OT1 OT2
iNOS 8.5±0.9 14.7.4±1.1* 7.2±1.8 8.3±2.6
The IL-2, IL-4, IL-13, IFN-γ and iNOS are expressed in positive cells/104 μm2. #P<0.001, compared with the SAL group; **P<0.001, compared with the SAL, OT1 and OT2 groups. *P<0.05, compared with the SAL, OT1 and OT2 groups.
Table 1: Absolute values of the morphometric analysis for inflammatory and oxidative stress markers, in the airway wall.
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