Group Parameter
Human subjects
Experimental animals
Normal Lead exposed Control Low dose exposure (2000 ppm) High dose exposure
(4000 ppm)
Hb (g/dl) 16.42 ± 1.84 10.04a ± 1.56 14.36 ± 0.63 11.83a ± 1.07 8.76a,b ± 0.65
Ht % 45.54 ± 3.37 41.68a ± 2.94 40.03 ± 3.2 38.31 ± 2.5 26.35a,b ± 2.4
RBCs (x106/mm3) 6.20 ± 0.87 4.78a ± 0.51 8.47 ± 0.49 7.66a ± 0.68 6.04a,b ± 0.47
WBCs (x103/mm3) 7.77 ± 1.74 7.49 ± 2.55 1.97 ± 0.64 4.98a± 0.85 7.85a,b ± 0.64
Results are presented as means ± SD (n=8 for each mice group and 15 for human group)
a=Significant difference (P<0.05) comparing to the normal control group (mice or human)
b=Significant difference (P<0.05) comparing to 2000 ppm lead acetate (low dose) group
Table 1: Hemoglobin content, hematocrit percent, erythrocytes and leucocytes count in control and different lead exposed mice and human.
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