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Table 2 Effects of orals treatment with varying doses of ethanol extract from Petroselinium crispum on haematological biochemical parameters in rats

From: Biochemical and haematological assessment of toxic effects of the leaf ethanol extract of Petroselinum crispum (Mill) Nyman ex A.W. Hill (Parsley) in rats

Treatment Dose mg/kg PCV (%) Hb (g/dl) RBC X106/μL WBC X103/μL MCV (fl) N (%) M (%) L (%) E (%)
Control - 47.7 ± 4 15.5 ± 0.2 6.3 ± 0.1 15.2 ± 0.5 60.0 ± 0.4 18.6 ± 1 80.7 ± 1.0 0.3 ± 0.1 0.4 ± 1.0
PCE 10 47.8 ± 4 15.6 ± 0.2 6.2 ± 0.1 15.5 ± 0.5 60.6 ± 0.4 18.7 ± 1 80.7 ± 0.9 0.3 ± 0.1 0.3 ± 0.8
PCE 100 48.3 ± 4 16.0 ± 0.2 6.1 ± 0.1 16.5 ± 0.5 60.1 ± 0.4 18.1 ± 1 80.6 ± 0.9 0.4 ± 0.13* 0.3 ± 0.8
PCE 1000 47.7 ± 4 16.0 ± 0.2 6.3 ± 0.1 17.5 ± 0.5 60.0 ± 0.4 18.0 ± 1 82.1 ± 1.0 0.5 ± 0.17* 0.3 ± 0.8
  1. *P < 0.05, compared to control, PCV = Packed cell Volume, Hb = Haemoglobin, RBC = Red blood cell, MCV = Mean corpuscular volume, WBC = White blood cell, N = Neutrophils, L = Lymphocyte, M = Monocyte, E = Eosinophils.