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The influence of Aspergillus fumigatus spores and polystyrene particles on the number of lung macrophages in rabbits

, : The influence of Aspergillus fumigatus spores and polystyrene particles on the number of lung macrophages in rabbits. Sabouraudia 12(1): 105-111

Rabbit lungs were injected intratracheally with either A. fumigatus spores or polystyrene particles. After 2 h and 24 h lung washings and macrophage counts were made. Two h after exposure there was no difference in number of macrophages in either group. However, 24 h after exposure there was an increased number of macrophages in the group exposed to polystyrene particles.


PMID: 4601355

DOI: 10.1080/00362177485380141

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