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Table 2 Changes in blood parameters caused by LPS challenge and SAV treatment

From: Bioactivity of Samsum ant (Pachycondyla sennaarensis) venom against lipopolysaccharides through antioxidant and upregulation of Akt1 signaling in rats

  Control LPS LPS + 100 100 SAV 600 SAV
    SAV   
RBC X106 /mm3 6 ± 0.3 5 ± 0.6* 4.2 ± 0.9* 5.2 ± 0.9 5.8 ± 0.4
PCV% 33 ± 2.5 38 ± 3.7* 34 ± 3.3 39 ± 2.9* 41 ± 3.7*
Hb mg/100 mg 13.3 ± 0.7 12.7 ± 0.6 11.2 ± 0.5 12.9 ± 0.5 13.7 ± 0.3
Platelet x105/mm3 9 ± 1.2 6 ± 0.7* 12 ± 2.9 8 ± 1.01* 6.7 ± 0.9*
WBC x103/mm3 9.7 ± 1.08 12 ± 1.1* 6.8 ± 0.5* 10 ± 0.98 11.8 ± 1.2*
Neut. x103/mm3 1.5 ± 0.41 3.5 ± 0.8* 2.2 ± 0.23* 2.7 ± 0.5* 3.2 ± 0.5*
Lymph. x103/mm3 8 ± 0.78 6.4 ± 0.8* 3.8 ± 0.2* 5 ± 0.51* 6 ± 0.7*
  1. Values are expressed as the means ± standard errors. * shows statistically significant differences at P < 0.05 from the control. RBC: Red blood cells; PCV: Packed cell volume; Hb: Hemoglobin; WBC: White blood cell; Neut.: Neutrophil; Lymph.: Lymphocytes.