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Table 1 Subject demographics

From: Bronchoalveolar lavage fluid cytokine profiles in neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia of infancy and follicular bronchiolitis

  NEHI (N = 22) FB (N = 6) CF (N = 7) Non-CF DC (N = 6)
Age at BAL in years, med (min - max) 1 (0.1 - 6) 4 (1–11) 2 (1–6) 6 (0.3 - 9)
Male, N (%) 13 (59%) 3 (50%) 5 (71%) 4 (67%)
Volume percent returned, med (min - max) 57% (32–78) 56% (33–75) 48% (33–53) 47% (33–52)
Culture     
Positive for Potential Bacterial Pathogens 7 (32%) 3 (50%) 6 (86%) 1 (17%)
Types of pathogens Staphylococcus aureus (2) Haemophilus influenzae (2) Staphylococcus aureus (2) Oxidase negative non-lactose fermenter (1)
Haemophilus influenzae (1) Group A β-hemolytic streptococcus (1) Haemophilus influenzae (2)
Moraxella catarrhalis (1)
Moraxella catarrhalis (3)   Stenotrophomonas maltophilia (1)  
Pseudomonas aeruginosa (non mucoid) (1)   Aspergillus Fumigatis (2)
Scedosporium
Apiospermum (1)
Serratia marcescens (1)   
Virus CMV (1) CMV (1)   
Human Metapneumovirus (1)