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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 4 Effect of the EESAL on some haematological indices in Plasmodium berghei-infected mice

From: Sida acuta Burm.f. leaves ethanol extract ameliorates haematological and biochemical alterations induced by Plasmodium berghei ANKA-65 in mice

Groups Haematological indices
PCV (%) RBC (×  106) WBC (×10 mm3) Hb (g/dl)
Normal control 40.75 ± 1.26bc 10.43 ± 0.32b 10,525.00 ± 25.00 ab 10.86 ± 0.35c
Negative control 33.75 ± 3.50a 8.16 ± 0.65a 10,025.00 ± 573.73a 9.53 ± 0.21a
MP + 140 mg/kg b.w. of Artemether 36.75 ± 3.30ab 9.82 ± 0.69b 11,025.00 ± 741.08b 10.06 ± 0.29b
MP + 200 mg/kg b.w. EESAL 41.75 ± 2.36c 10.64 ± 0.70b 10,275.00 ± 95.74ab 11.13 ± 0.34c
MP + 400 mg/kg b.w. EESAL 43.70 ± 3.50c 10.25 ± 0.06b 10,325.00 ± 95.74ab 11.33 ± 0.46cd
MP + 600 mg/kg b.w. EESAL 43.50 ± 1.29c 10.61 ± 0.34b 14,025.00 ± 602.07c 11.70 ± 0.20d
  1. Results are expressed in Means ± SD (n = 6); At p < 0.05, mean values with different letters of the alphabets (a, b, c, d …) as superscripts in a column are statically different while mean values with similar alphabets are not statistically different
  2. RBC red blood cells, PCV packed cell volume, WBC white blood cells and Hb hemoglobin concentration