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Table 5 Haematological investigations of experimental rats of all study groups

From: Preclinical anticancer studies on the ethyl acetate leaf extracts of Datura stramonium and Datura inoxia

Groups RBCs (× 106)/μl WBCs (× 103)/μl Platelets (× 103) /μl Hb (g/dl) ESR (mm/h)
Vehicle control 6.23 ± 0.035a 3.55 ± 0.018f 581 ± 2.72a 9.78 ± 0.62a 4.4 ± 0.067g
Positive control 6.03 ± 0.095a 3.85 ± 0.067d 495 ± 2.72e 8.38 ± 0.62b 5.4 ± 0.067f
Disease control 4.33 ± 0.065c 7.78 ± 0.012a 344 ± 3.19f 5.9 ± 0.26e 9.6 ± 0.12a
DSL LD (P) 5.73 ± 0.071ab 3.61 ± 0.025de 538 ± 1.98c 7.7 ± 0.35cd 5.7 ± 0.071e
DSL HD (P) 5.95 ± 0.083ab 3.72 ± 0.038de 556 ± 2.59b 7.7 ± 0.47bc 5.9 ± 0.066d
DIL LD (P) 5.86 ± 0.037ab 3.86 ± 0.027d 523 ± 3.07d 7.34 ± 0.72cd 6.2 ± 0.034c
DIL HD (P) 6.02 ± 0.065a 4.01 ± 0.011c 541 ± 2.63c 7.12 ± 0.58cd 6.12 ± 0.081c
DSL HD (T) 5.36 ± 0.069b 4.23 ± 0.044b 517 ± 1.98d 7.2 ± 0.28d 6.21 ± 0.036c
DIL HD (T) 5.73 ± 0.081b 4.25 ± 0.035b 499 ± 2.94e 7.52 ± 0.79cd 6.34 ± 0.097b
  1. Values are presented as mean ± SD (n = 6, where n = number of rats analysed in each group). Means with different superscripts (a-g) in the columns are significantly (p < 0.05) different from one another