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Table 2 Haematological parameters of B. melitensis-infected BALB/c mice treated with C. mongolica root extract, antibiotic or the combination of both

From: Anti-Brucella activity of Caryopteris mongolica Bunge root extract against Brucella melitensis infection in mice

Treatment group   Content of Blood cells (in μl)  
WBC (×103) LYM (%) OTHR (%) EO (%) Neutrophil phagacytosis activity (%)
Non infected 3.05 ± 0.2 73.4 ± 8.5 22.2 ± 4 1.4 ± 0.28 13 ± 2.8
Pretreatment 6.4 ± 0.7 59.7 ± 4.2 38.03 ± 5.6 3.6 ± 0.75 49 ± 6.5
Non treatment 5.7 ± 0.1 63.8 ± 9.02 34.9 ± 8.9 1.26 ± 0.7 38 ± 2
Doxycycline 4.7 ± 0.01* 60.05 ± 0.3 37.5 ± 0.3 2.4 ± 0.1 14.5 ± 3.5*
Combination treatment 4.3 ± 0.5* 61.8 ± 8.4 32.7 ± 5.5 1.93 ± 0.4 18.5 ± 3.5*
C.mongolica root extract 4.2 ± 0.9* 63.4 ± 3.6 34.4 ± 3.3 2.1 ± 0.9 21 ± 2.5*
  1. Statistical analysis: *P < 0.05 compared to the non-treatment group