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Table 3 Determination of serum biochemical parameters

From: Antischistosomal and anti-inflammatory activity of garlic and allicin compared with that of praziquantel in vivo

Parameter Group N Min. Max. Mean ± S.D. P valuea P valueb
ALT (IU/L) Positive Control 20 160.00 170.00 164.00 ± 4.32   0.001*
Pre-garlic 20 33.00 55.00 43.50 ± 9.33 0.001*
Pre-allicin 20 44.00 60.00 51.50 ± 7.72 0.001*
Garlic 20 37.00 42.00 39.25 ± 2.22 0.001*
Allicin 20 53.00 88.00 73.00 ± 14.58 0.001*
Praziquantel 20 88.00 106.00 94.00 ± 8.16 0.001*
AST (IU/L) Positive Control 20 251.00 354.00 291.00 ± 44.77   0.001*
Pre-garlic 20 98.00 115.00 105.00 ± 7.26 0.001*
Pre-allicin 20 97.00 103.00 100.00 ± 2.58 0.001*
Garlic 20 90.00 101.00 94.00 ± 4.83 0.001*
Allicin 20 92.00 123.00 107.25 ± 16.01 0.001*
Praziquantel 20 101.00 138.00 118.25 ± 18.06 0.001*
  1. aP value between positive control group and the other groups using Dunnett’s test for multiple comparisons
  2. bP value among all groups using one-way ANOVA
  3. *Indicates a significant difference between the group and the positive control