Groups

Treatment and Doses

Initial body weight (gm)

Body weight after 15 days

% Change

Group I

Untreated control

136.0 + 4.78

135 +.5 + 2.78

0.37

Group II

0.5 ppm NaF – 15 days

135.5 + 2.0

136.5 + 4.63

0.74

Group III

200 ppm NaF – 15 days

143.0 + 3.29

131.11+ 2.91

8.31

Group IV

200 ppm NaF – 15 days and 10 mg ascorbate 15 days

142.5 + 3.95

132.5 + 2.95

7.02

Group V

500 ppm NaF- 15 days and 10 mg ascorbate 15 days

139.8 + 1.70

Mortality

0

Values are represented as mean + SE
Table 1: Effect of sodium fluoride administration on Body weights (gm).