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Table 2 Variation of hematological parameters of rats after treatment with P. pinnata methanol leaf extract

From: Antityphoid and radical scavenging properties of the methanol extracts and compounds from the aerial part of Paullinia pinnata

Blood parameter Dose (mg/Kg bw.)
0 55.75 111.5 223 446 Cipro (7.14) Oxy (5.00) Ref
Hematocrite (%) 35.71 ± 4.71a 37.78 ± 3.76a 33.81 ± 6.240a 39.22 ± 2.51a 36.04 ± 1.27a 37.59 ± 2.13a 37.35 ± 2.44a 38.36 ± 1.58a
RBC Count (106 mm−3) 4.023 ± 0.096a 4.016 ± 0.090a 4.126 ± 0.138a 4.030 ± 0.160a 4.053 ± 0.070a 4.210 ± 0.253a 4.193 ± 0.209a 4.333 ± 0.145a
WBC Count (103 mm−3) 5.356 ± 0.741ab 5.320 ± 0.534ab 6.266 ± 0.862bc 7.553 ± 0.642c 6.606 ± 1.572bc 5.833 ± 1.264bc 4.040 ± 0.065a 4.070 ± 0.075a
Lymphocytes (%) 51.000 ± 4.582b 51.000 ± 6.082b 54.666 ± 4.163bc 65.333 ± 7.094c 65.333 ± 5.859c 52.333 ± 3.785b 45.000 ± 6.000b 33.333 ± 4.509a
Monocytes (%) 6.333 ± 0.577ab 6.166 ± 0.577ab 5.666 ± 0.763a 7.667 ± 0.288ab 6.500 ± 1.500ab 8.000 ± 1.322b 5.667 ± 1.154a 6.833 ± 0.763ab
Eosinophils (%) 0.667 ± 0.288a 0.833 ± 0.288a 1.000 ± 0.000a 1.667 ± 0.288b 0.667 ± 0.288a 0.833 ± 0.288a 0.833 ± 0.288a 1.000 ± 0.000a
Basophils (%) 0.833 ± 0.577a 0.833 ± 0.288a 1.000 ± 0.000a 0.833 ± 0.288a 0.833 ± 0.288a 0.667 ± 0.577a 0.833 ± 0.288a 0.167 ± 0.288a
Neutrophils (%) 37.500 ± 8.261a 36.333 ± 1.892a 35.667 ± 1.892a 30.667 ± 1.607a 35.167 ± 9.278a 37.333 ± 5.299a 40.833 ± 5.392a 54.833 ± 1.154b
  1. Across each line, values with different letter superscripts are significantly different, at p < 0.05. (Waller Dunkan test). Ref: values from animals of group 1, that were not infected and received distilled water during treatment; Cipro: ciprofloxacin; Oxy: oxytetracycline.