Comparison of microbiologic, chemistry, and pathologic findings between the three groups of Rats.
|Treated with gentamicin||Treated with vitamins E and C and gentamicin = 15||Treated with vitamins E and C ||Normal|| value|
|Weight of rats (grams)||.34|
|Colony count per gram kidney weight (109)*||2.3||5.9||3.5||0||.21|
|Mean percent of scar formation (range)||8.6 (0–20)||3.4 (0–12)||1.4 (0–5)||0||.001|
|Mean left Kidney weight (grams)||.034|
|BUN: blood urea nitrogen. Values are expressed as mean ± SD.|
*48 hours after microbial inoculation.