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Table 4 Results of Hematological Tests

From: Minimal effective dose of lactic-fermented egg white on visceral fat in Japanese men: a double-blind parallel-armed pilot study

  Intake Periods (Weeks) Change (%)
0 8
WBC (/μL) Control 6060 ± 665 5500 ± 619 91.4 ± 5.3
LAFEW 6 g 5329 ± 467 5214 ± 528 98.1 ± 4.3
LAFEW 8 g 6150 ± 887 5900 ± 753 97.9 ± 7.8
RBC (/μL) Control 498 ± 16 493 ± 15 99.0 ± 1.0
LAFEW 6 g 501 ± 20 491 ± 18 98.2 ± 1.8
LAFEW 8 g 512 ± 7 495 ± 7* 96.6 ± 1.0
Hb (g/dL) Control 15.2 ± 0.3 15.1 ± 0.4 99.1 ± 0.8
LAFEW 6 g 15.4 ± 0.5 15.0 ± 0.3 97.2 ± 1.9
LAFEW 8 g 15.7 ± 0.3 15.1 ± 0.2* 96.7 ± 1.1
Ht (%) Control 47.4 ± 1.2 48.0 ± 1.0 101 ± 1.2
LAFEW 6 g 47.7 ± 1.6 46.7 ± 1.1 98.1 ± 1.9
LAFEW 8 g 48.8 ± 0.6 48.1 ± 0.5 98.7 ± 0.7
MCV (fl) Control 95.2 ± 1.1 97.6 ± 1.5* 103 ± 0.6
LAFEW 6 g 95.5 ± 2.3 95.3 ± 1.8 99.9 ± 0.7#
LAFEW 8 g 95.4 ± 0.5 97.4 ± 1.1* 102 ± 0.7
MCH (pg) Control 30.6 ± 0.6 30.6 ± 0.7 100 ± 0.5
LAFEW 6 g 30.9 ± 0.7 30.6 ± 0.7 98.9 ± 0.6
LAFEW 8 g 30.6 ± 0.5 30.6 ± 0.4 100 ± 0.3
MCHC (%) Control 32.1 ± 0.3 31.4 ± 0.4* 97.6 ± 0.8
LAFEW 6 g 32.4 ± 0.3 32.1 ± 0.2 99.1 ± 0.9
LAFEW 8 g 32.1 ± 0.4 31.5 ± 0.3* 98.1 ± 0.8
Platelet (/μL) Control 22.0 ± 2.6 22.1 ± 2.5 101 ± 4.0
LAFEW 6 g 20.9 ± 2.1 21.2 ± 2.0 102 ± 5.7
LAFEW 8 g 23.5 ± 1.4 24.9 ± 1.5 106 ± 2.6
  1. Mean ± SE of 5 (Control), 7 (LAFEW 6 g), or 6 (LAFEW 8 g)
  2. Control: Control group, LAFEW 6 g: LAFEW 6 g group, LAFEW 8 g: LAFEW 8 g group
  3. *p < 0.05 vs. 0 week by paired t-test, #p < 0.05 vs. Control by Dunnett test
  4. LAFEW Lactic-fermented egg white