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Table 1 Ultrastructural characteristics of fibrin clots from feline platelet concentrates activated with calcium gluconate or calcium gluconate plus batroxobin (the data are presented as the mean (standard error))

From: Ultrastructural characteristics of fibrin clots from canine and feline platelet concentrates activated with calcium gluconate or calcium gluconate plus batroxobin

Variable Calcium gluconate Calcium gluconate plus batroxobin
Platelet area (μm2) 2.86 (0.24) a 3.79 (0.28)
Platelet area percentage (%) 12.34 (1.05) a 16.36 (1.20)
Ratio of minor-major axes 0.50 (0.03) a 0.60 (0.03)
Ratio of major-minor axes 2.28 (0.13) a 1.86 (0.01)
Area of fibrin fibers (μm2) 2.66 (0.17) a 1.58 (0.14)
Percentage area of fibrin fibers (%) 11.50 (0.74) a 6.80 (0.58)
  1. a, denotes statistically significant differences between rows by t-test (P < 0.01).