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Table 1 Clinical features of blood collected from sickle cell patients and healthy donors

From: Solenostemon monostachyus, Ipomoea involucrata and Carica papaya seed oil versus Glutathione, or Vernonia amygdalina: Methanolic extracts of novel plants for the management of sickle cell anemia disease

Parameters Healthy Blood Sickle Blood
Male Female Male Female
PCV (%) 43.20 ± 2.74 32.90 ± 3.28 22.70 ± 8.27 23.90 ± 5.76
G6PDH (mU/ml) 55.81 ± 16.24 56.71 ± 13.94 147.30 ± 16.20 69.34 ± 12.88
  1. Data expressed as mean ± SD (n = 10).
  2. G6PDH = glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase; PCV = packed cell volume.