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Figure 2 | Clinical and Translational Allergy

Figure 2

From: Inhaled corticosteroid treatment for 6 months was not sufficient to normalize phagocytosis in asthmatic children

Figure 2

Influence of inhaled corticosteroid treatment on the phagocytic capacity of monocytes via pattern-recognition receptors in children with mild, moderate and severe persistent asthma before and during the 3rdand 6thmonths of treatment compared to healthy controls using non-sensitized Saccharomyces cerevisiae . The data are expressed as the median, quartile and extreme values. The outlier data are indicated. Top: average number of S. cerevisiae yeast cells ingested by phagocytosing monocytes (A, D, G); Middle: percentage of monocytes engaged in phagocytosis (B, E, H); Bottom: monocyte phagocytic index (C, F, I). The statistical differences are marked in the graphics and in text.

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