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Table 3 Hemoglobin level, rectal temperature, body weight and parasite load of infected Swiss albino mice treated with crude khat extract

From: Effect of chronic khat (Catha edulis, Forsk) use on outcome of Plasmodium berghei ANKA infection in Swiss albino mice

Group T0 (°C) T4(°C) % change Hb0 (g/dL) Hb4 (g/dL) % change W0 (g) W4 (g) % change
Control 36.2 ± 0.09 38.16 ± 0.14 −1.96 17.6 ± 0.78 15.3 ± 0.13 2.3 24.8 ± 0.26 22.6 ± 0.33 2.2
100 mg/kg 36.7 ± 0.12 38.2 ± 0.26 −1.5 18.2 ± 0.04 16.3 ± 0.37 1.9 25.4 ± 0.73 23.1 ± 0.41 2.3
500 mg/kg 36.9 ± 0.32 37.5 ± 0.04 −0.6 17.9 ± 0.01 15.1 ± 0.53 2.8 26 ± 1.06 23.8 ± 0.158 2.2
1000 mg/kg 36.5 ± 0.15 37.3 ± 0.22 −0.8 18.5 ± 0.36 15.2 ± 0.25 3.3 25 ± 0.49 23.2 ± 0.14 1.8
CQ (25 mg/kg) 36.7 ± 0.07 36.5 ± 0.13 0.2 18.3 ± 0.44 18.1 ± 0.09 0.2 27 ± 0.37 26.4 ± 0.28 0.6
  1. NB: T0 = rectal temperature on Day 0, T4 = rectal temperature on Day 4, Hb0 = hemoglobin level on Day 0, Hb4 = hemoglobin level on Day 4, W0 = body weight on Day 0, W4 = body weight on Day 4.