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Table 1 Peripheral blood cells of P. berghei NK65-NY and/or A. suum-infected C57BL/6J mice at the 7 dpi

From: Concomitant experimental coinfection by Plasmodium berghei NK65-NY and Ascaris suum downregulates the Ascaris-specific immune response and potentiates Ascaris-associated lung pathology

  Experimental groups
Ni
Mean ± SD
Pb
Mean ± SD
As
Mean ± SD
PbAs
Mean ± SD
Total leukocytes (× 103/μL) 4.67 ± 1.43 10.92 ± 9.26 4.18 ± 1.45 18.75 ± 2.80a,b,c
Lymphocyte (× 103/μL) 4,09 ± 1,27 (85–91%) 9.06 ± 7.53 (80–88%) 2.66 ± 1.14b
(52–77%)
14.39 ± 1.87a,b,c
(71–83%)
Monocyte (× 103/μL) 0.20 ± 0.16
(2–6%)
1.06 ± 1.0
(1–11%)
0.26 ± 0.18
(2–10%)
1.11 ± 0.48a,b,c
(4–8%)
Neutrophil (× 103/μL) 0.36 ± 0.17
(5–11%)
0.79 ± 0.17
(6–14%)
1.21 ± 0.50 (20–40%) 3.22 ± 1.42a,b,c
(11–23%)
Eosinophil (× 103/μL) 0.01 ± 0.01
(0–1%)
0.00 ± 0.00
(0–1%)
0.06 ± 0.05a,b
(1–3%)
0.03 ± 0.01c
(0–1%)
Erythrocyte (× 106/μL) 8.47 ± 0.60 7.47 ± 0.92 8.81 ± 2.74a,b 7.06 ± 0.65a,c
Haemoglobin (g/dL) 16.18 ± 1.10 14.17 ± 1.72 16.87 ± 5.05a,b 13.90 ± 1.15a,c
Platelet (× 103/μL) 320 ± 133 111 ± 37a 538 ± 90a,b 274 ± 114b,c
  1. One-way ANOVA followed by Tukey's multiple comparisons test were used to assess differences between groups. Results are presented as mean ± SD and significant differences (p ≤ 0.05) among the groups are represented by (a) NI group, (b) Pb group and (c) As group. (n = 6 for all groups)