Table 2: Hematological values of male rats in chronic toxicity of ZA extract.

ControlZA extract
1 g/kg2 g/kg4 g/kg8 g/kga8 g/kgb

RBC (×106/μl) 8 . 1 5 ± 0 . 0 9 8 . 1 3 ± 0 . 1 7 7 . 8 6 ± 0 . 2 5 7 . 8 1 ± 0 . 1 0 7 . 4 4 ± 0 . 3 7 * 7 . 8 6 ± 0 . 0 9
HGB (g/dL) 1 5 . 6 4 ± 0 . 1 4 1 5 . 3 8 ± 0 . 2 9 1 4 . 9 9 ± 0 . 4 4 1 5 . 1 1 ± 0 . 1 2 1 5 . 2 2 ± 0 . 0 3 1 5 . 3 7 ± 0 . 1 3
HCT (%) 4 7 . 6 0 ± 0 . 5 2 4 7 . 0 0 ± 0 . 9 2 4 5 . 9 0 ± 1 . 5 1 4 6 . 1 0 ± 0 . 5 0 4 4 . 1 0 ± 2 . 1 0 * 4 6 . 8 0 ± 0 . 2 5
MCV (fl) 5 8 . 4 2 ± 0 . 3 4 5 7 . 8 7 ± 0 . 3 3 5 8 . 4 2 ± 0 . 3 4 5 9 . 1 2 ± 0 . 3 7 5 9 . 2 1 ± 0 . 2 7 5 6 . 6 0 ± 3 . 2 6
MCH (pg) 1 9 . 1 9 ± 0 . 1 3 1 8 . 9 2 ± 0 . 1 3 1 9 . 1 1 ± 0 . 1 2 1 9 . 3 8 ± 0 . 1 9 2 1 . 0 4 ± 1 . 4 8 * 1 9 . 5 7 ± 0 . 1 5
MCHC (g/dL) 3 2 . 8 4 ± 0 . 0 8 3 2 . 6 8 ± 0 . 1 4 3 2 . 7 0 ± 0 . 1 8 3 2 . 7 5 ± 0 . 2 8 3 5 . 5 2 ± 2 . 4 6 3 2 . 5 2 ± 0 . 3 3
Platelet (×105/μl) 6 . 4 8 ± 0 . 7 2 7 . 5 4 ± 0 . 5 5 6 . 9 9 ± 0 . 8 4 8 . 3 1 ± 0 . 3 6 * 7 . 2 4 ± 0 . 4 8 7 . 8 6 ± 0 . 3 0

Values are expressed as mean ± SEM, 𝑛 = 1 0 .
*Significantly different from control, 𝑃 < 0 . 0 5 .
agroup was given ZA extract at 8 g/kg daily over 180 days.
bA satellite group was given ZA extract at 8 g/kg daily over 180 days followed by no treatment for 28 days.