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Table 5 Structural and compositional parameters of IRBCs obtained through interpretation of the measured UV-visible-NIR spectra of MFQ treated cultures

From: Spectrophotometric detection of susceptibility to anti-malarial drugs

Parameter 10-11 hrs 15-17 hrs 22 hrs
RBC volume (μm3) 85.0 ± 0.9 85.1 ± 1.2 97.3 ± 1.0
RBC length (μm) 8.41 ± 0.07 8.31 ± 0.02 8.15 ± 0.01
RBC width (μm) 2.30 ± 0.4 2.36 ± 0.04 2.88 ± 0.04
MCHC (g ml-1) 35.0 ± 1.0 38.0 ± 0.1 32.0 ± 0.1
MCH (pg cell-1) 24.4 ± 0.4 24.0 ± 0.5 24.4 ± 0.5
MCHI (pg cell-1) 25.2 ± 0.2 24.7 ± 0.4 25.5 ± 0.3