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Table 3 Effects of propofol and clove oil anaesthesia on haematological indices in gold fish

From: Use of propofol as an anesthetic and its efficacy on some hematological values of ornamental fish Carassius auratus

Indices Propofol Clove oil Control
Experiments    
Erythrocyte (×106) 3.20 ± 0.63a 4.33 ± 0.30a 3.43 ± 0.43a
Hb (g/dL) 5.20 ± 0.73a 25.39 ± 5.73b 15.41 ± 4.76b
HCT (%) 31.80 ± 2.90a 27.40 ± 1.28a 26.60 ± 2.00a
MCV (fl) 137.4 ± 31.15a 64.98 ± 6.68a 83.42 ± 14.86a
MCH (pg) 19.25 ± 4.34a 59.60 ± 1.43a 47.84 ± 15.14a
MCHC (%) 13.93 ± 1.36a 94.95 ± 24.50b 62.46 ± 21.90b
Leuko ( ×104) 5.60 ± 0.97a 2.37 ± 0.95a 2.97 ± 0.63a
  1. Groups with different alphabetic superscripts differ significantly at p < 0.05 (ANOVA).
  2. Results are expressed as the mean ± SE; N = 20 for each concentration of anesthetic.