Parameters and Treatments C I G IG
RBC 7.77±0.46 7.25±0.20*  6.91±0.07** 7.36±0.59
Hb 1.51±0.28 1.51±0.15* 1.61±0.54* 1.07±0.51
HCT 40.63±0.47 3.01±0.07**  40.08±.16 4.71±.03+x
T Bil 0.55±0.03 0.78±0.18*  0.64±0.03* 0.44±0.15+
Iron 1.71 ± 0.08 1.93 ± 0.17*   .66±0.08 1.58 ± 0.05+
Number of determinations (n=10 ); Treated I, G and IG groups versus controls C:*: P  ≤ 0.05, **: P  ≤ 0.01;  Treated IG versus treated I: +: P  ≤  0.05; Treated IG versus treated G: x: P  ≤  0.05
Table 2: Red blood cells (RBC) (1012/L), hemoglobin (Hb) (g/L), hematocrite (HCT) (L/L), total bilirubin (T Bil) (μmol/l) and iron serum levels (μmol/L) of young rats: controls (group C), treated by FeCl2 (group I), treated by garlic (group G) and by both FeCl2 and garlic (group IG) for a period of 45 days.