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Table 5 Some hematological parametres of rats after 6 months of treatment with the aqueous extract of C. molle

From: Chronic oral safety study of the aqueous extract of Combretum molle twigs on biochemical, haematological and antioxidant parameters of Wistar rats

ParametersGroups
Control62.5 mg/kg125 mg/kg250 mg/kg
RBC (106/ mm3)7.37 ± 0.48.24 ± 0.308.4 ± 0.059.42 ± 0.23**
Hb (g/ dL)12.77 ± 0.0913.57 ± 0.5313.53 ± 0.0715.27 ± 0.31**
HCT (%)42.7 ± 1.2343.16 ± 0.4744.6 ± 0.8150.00 ± 2.49*
WBC (103/mm3)4.47 ± 0.146.37 ± 0.29**6.57 ± 0.28**6.90 ± 0.25***
PLT (103/mm3)276.00 ± 2,89303.00 ± 4.17***323.67 ± 4.17***340.67 ± 3.84***
MCV (pg)53.67 ± 0.8952.14 ± 0.4752.67 ± 1.4657.67 ± 0.89
MCH (g/dL)16.24 ± 0.1416.34 ± 0.0316.24 ± 0.3016.43 ± 0.12
MCCH (g/dL)29.50 ± 0.3830.97 ± 0.3831.00 ± 1.0529.23 ± 0.96
MPV (fL)11.03 ± 0.0810.57 ± 0.218.77 ± 0.129.70 ± 0.17
Lymphocytes (%)45.77 ± 0.2750.17 ± 2.1048.3 ± 1.2047.63 ± 1.16
Monocytes (%)10.90 ± 0.0511.97 ± 0.2411.00 ± 0.3011.16 ± 0.59
Granulocytes (%)27.87 ± 0.2929.14 ± 1.0127.30 ± 0.3528.37 ± 1.21
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± SD, n = 10. (One-way ANOVA followed by Turkey’s post-hoc test). *P < 0.05; **P < 0.01; ***P < 0.001 significantly different when compared to the control group