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Table 1 Haematological parameters of rats treated with 100, 300 and 1000 mg/kg of MA for a period of 28 days

From: Assessment of acute and sub-chronic neurotoxicity of Morus alba L. fruits in rodents

Treatment Dose (mg/kg, p.o.) RBC (× 106/μl) WBC (× 103/μl) Haemoglobin (gm/dl) Haematocrit(%)
Control -- Female 7.24 ± 0.56 9.42 ± 0.28 12.78 ± 1.08 42.0 ± 0.6
MA 100 7.31 ± 0.34 8.92 ± 0.26 13.20 ± 1.12 41.0 ± 0.8
MA 300 7.36 ± 0.30 9.04 ± 0.14 12.76 ± 1.06 43.0 ± 1.2
MA 1000 7.28 ± 0.42 9.28 ± 0.44 13.08 ± 1.32 42.0 ± 1.6
Control -- Male 7.81 ± 0.56 8.94 ± 0.36 14.86 ± 0.98 44.0 ± 0.7
MA 100 7.64 ± 0.34 9.08 ± 0.22 14.54 ± 1.22 43.0 ± 1.2
MA 300 7.50 ± 0.30 8.88 ± 0.42 15.02 ± 1.30 43.0 ± 1.4
MA 1000 7.82 ± 0.42 9.10 ± 0.34 14.50 ± 1.45 44.0 ± 0.8
  1. Values are mean ± SD. There was no significant change in blood profile of rats during treatment
  2. RBC red blood cell count, WBC white blood cell count, n = 6