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Table 2 Ultrastructural characteristics of fibrin clots from canine 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
Area of intercellular space (μm2) 4.44 (0.22) a 12.83 (0.33)
Percentage area of intercellular space (%) 19.19 (0.95) a 55.41 (1.42)
Area of fibrin fibers (μm2) 4.44 (2.19) a 2.64 (1.53)
Percentage area of fibrin fibers (%) 19.18 (9.45) a 11.45 (6.60)
Width of fibrin fibers (μm) 0.2094 (0.0297) a 0.1726 (0.0301)
  1. a, denotes statistically significant differences between rows by t-test (P < 0.01).