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Table 2 Effects of SPP and SPE on haematological parameters of control and adjuvant induced arthritic rats

From: Evaluation of antiarthritic activity of Strychnos potatorum Linn seeds in Freund's adjuvant induced arthritic rat model

Groups RBC (millions/mm3) WBC (thousands/mm3) Hb (g/dl) ESR (mm/hr)
Group I 5.84 ± 0.27 7.84 ± 0.34 14.22 ± 0.64 3.98 ± 0.07
Group II 4.95 ± 0.17 a* 12.94 ± 0.25 a* 11.54 ± 0.48 a* 10.56 ± 0.10 a*
Group III 5.78 ± 0.45 b* 8.75 ± 0.45 a@b* 14.34 ± 0.58 b* 5.32 ± 0.08 a#b*
Group IV 5.90 ± 0.18 b* 7.89 ± 0.34 b* 14.36 ± 0.64 b* 3.69 ± 0.14 b*
Group V 5.80 ± 0.14 b* 9.38 ± 0.48 a*b* 14.54 ± 0.27 b* 6.11 ± 0.16 a*b*
Group VI 5.79 ± 0.16 b* 10.65 ± 0.42 a*b*c# 13.98 ± 0.34 b* 6.85 ± 0.08 a*b*
Group VII 6.01 ± 0.27 b* 7.57 ± 0.39 b* 14.33 ± 0.58 b* 3.09 ± 0.10 b*
Group VIII 5.87 ± 0.29 b* 8.96 ± 0.15 a@b* 14.44 ± 0.34 b* 5.12 ± 0.14 a#b*
Group IX 5.81 ± 0.21 b* 9.14 ± 0.81 a*b* 14.65 ± 0.45 b* 5.70 ± 0.09 a#b*
  1. Values are Mean ± S.E.M, n = 6 animals in each group.
  2. Comparisons were made between: a- Group I vs II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII and IX
  3. b- Group II vs III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII and IX
  4. c- Group III vs V, VI, VIII and IX
  5. Symbols represent statistical significance: * - p < 0.001, # - p < 0.01, @ - p < 0.05
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