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Table 5 Effect of C. procera on hematological parameters of CFA-induced arthritic rats

From: Amelioration of complete Freund’s adjuvant-induced arthritis by Calotropis procera latex in rats

Groups Hb (gm%) ESR (mm/h) Total WBC (thousand/cmm) RBC (millions/cmm)
NC 15.16 ± 0.93 5.16 ± 1.81 6.25 ± 0.87 7.37 ± 0.61
DC 9.23 ± 0.50* 13.16 ± 2.18* 12.45 ± 0.67* 3.56 ± 0.67*
PS10 13.22 ± 0.50# 6.57 ± 2.54# 7.89 ± 0.44# 5.23 ± 0.34#
DL250 12.11 ± 1.04# 8.21 ± 1.65# 9.34 ± 0.89# 5.76 ± 0.67#
  1. Data represented as mean ± SEM; *p < 0.05 compared to NC group and #p < 0.05 compared to DC group (one-way ANOVA followed by Tukey’s multiple comparison test). NC normal control group, DC CFA-induced arthritic group, PS10 prednisolone-treated group, DL250 dry latex of C. procera-treated group