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Table 2 Complete blood count data of men and women before and after a 21 day Daniel Fast

From: Effect of a 21 day Daniel Fast on metabolic and cardiovascular disease risk factors in men and women

Variable Pre Post
WBC (103·μL-1)* 5.7 ± 0.2 5.0 ± 0.2
RBC (106·μL-1) 4.4 ± 0.1 4.4 ± 0.1
Hemoglobin (g·dL-1) 13.7 ± 0.2 13.7 ± 0.2
Hematocrit (%) 39.7 ± 0.5 39.6 ± 0.5
MCV (fL) 89.3 ± 0.6 89.5 ± 0.6
MCH (pg) 30.9 ± 0.3 31.0 ± 0.3
MCHC (g·dL-1) 34.6 ± 0.1 34.6 ± 0.1
RDW (%) 13.3 ± 0.2 13.2 ± 0.2
Platelets (103·μL-1) 237.5 ± 8.9 222.5 ± 8.5
Neutrophils (%) 55.8 ± 1.4 54.1 ± 1.7
Lymphocytes (%) 33.9 ± 1.2 35.2 ± 1.5
Monocytes (%) 7.0 ± 0.3 7.7 ± 0.3
Eosinophils (%) 2.8 ± 0.3 2.4 ± 0.2
Basophils (%) 0.5 ± 0.1 0.6 ± 0.1
  1. Values are mean ± SEM.
  2. * p = 0.03
  3. No other statistically significant differences noted (p > 0.05).