Treatment White blood cell and differential white blood cell count
WBC (x103/µL) Neutrophils (x103/µL) Lymphocytes (x103/µL) Eosinophils (x103/µL) Monocytes (x103/µL) Basophils (x103/µL)
Control Oral 14.34 ±3.48 4.46 ±1.26 7.27 ±1.68 1.35 ±0.41 1.15 ±0.21 0.09 ±0.08
Zanha AfricanaOral 12.82 ±6.38 3.50 ±1.70 7.12 ±3.64 1.17 ±0.55 0.95 ±0.43 0.08 ±0.10
Control IP 6.87 ±0.71 2.18 ±0.25 3.51 ±0.33 0.59 ±0.14 0.54 ±0.13 0.04 ±0.04
ZanhaafricanaIP 9.08 ±0.94* 2.44 ±0.32 5.08 ±0.46* 0.84 ±0.13 0.71 ±0.15 0.04 ±0.05
Results are expressed as Mean ± Standard Deviation (SD) for five animals in each treatment; *p 0.05 is considered significant when the mean of the control animals issignificantly different from that of the extract treated animals by t-test.
Table 5: The effects of oral and intraperitoneal administration of 1 g/kg body weight of aqueous leaf extracts of Zanha africana on white blood cell count (WBC) in mice.