Group Control Low dose drinking of mercury High dose drinking of mercury
Initial body weighta (g) 205 ± 7(10) (day 1) 200 ± 4(30) (day 1) 195 ± 3(30) (day 1)
Final body weighta (g) 275 ± 7(10) (day 60) 245 ± 8(29) (day 70) 215 ± 7(28) (day 70)
a Main of five determination ± standard deviation (Values in parentheses are the number of animals in each group)
Table 2: Body weights over 60 days for rats in different groups