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Table 2 Effect of C. olitorius on haematological parameters of albino rats

From: Study of arsenic accumulation in rice and evaluation of protective effects of Chorchorus olitorius leaves against arsenic contaminated rice induced toxicities in Wistar albino rats

Groups Hb
gm/dl
WBC
/cmm
RBC
x 106/cmm
Platelets
x 103/cmm
Group-I
(Control)
13.8 ± 0.12 6300 ± 122.50 5.16 ± 0.10 180 ± 3.20
Group-II
(As cont. rice)
*
13.3 ± 0.20
*
4860 ± 97.98
*
4.68 ± 0.16
NS
170 ± 5.50
Group-III
(Leaf)
NS
13.82 ± 0.10
NS
6360 ± 435.43
NS
5.14 ± 0.10
NS
176 ± 2.45
Group-IV
(As cont. rice + Leaf)
**
13.76 ± 0.11
**
6200 ± 339.12
**
5.02 ± 0.10
NS
174 ± 4.00
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± S.E.M. NS denotes non-significant; *denotes significantly different from control at p < 0.05; **denotes significantly different from the arsenic-treated group at p < 0.05