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Table 4 Hematological parameters of lambs infected with H. contortus in the experimental groups

From: Effects of herbal nutraceuticals and/or zinc against Haemonchus contortus in lambs experimentally infected

Parameter Day C Hmix Zn Hmix+Zn SD Significance of effects
        Treatment Time Treatment × time
RBC 7 9.89 11.0 10.8 10.3 0.992 *** *** NS
(T/L) 35 5.94 6.34 6.98 6.31 0.766
  49 6.23 7.14 8.07 7.21 0.725
  70 7.52 8.56 9.18 8.65 1.101
HGB 7 97.1 103.0 97.4 97.8 11.13 *** *** NS
(g/L) 35 58.0 64.6 72.3 61.8 10.40
  49 58.2 76.8 80.2 69.2 8.09
  70 72.0 87.1 90.0 81.8 9.981
HCT 7 0.213 0.220 0.225 0.224 0.017 *** *** NS
(L/L) 35 0.141 0.161 0.182 0.157 0.022
  49 0.138 0.186 0.195 0.172 0.019
  70 0.168 0.206 0.207 0.199 0.019
WBC 7 8.3 10.2 7.2 8.1 3.36 * NS NS
(g/L) 35 6.1 9.9 6.9 8.7 2.40
  49 7.2 8.4 5.9 6.6 1.89
  70 7.1 7.5 6.7 7.4 1.97
LYM 7 2.0 2.6 2.1 2.8 1.24 NS NS NS
(g/L) 35 2.0 3.5 1.4 2.3 1.23
  49 2.3 3.1 2.3 1.8 1.13
  70 2.3 2.7 3.1 2.7 1.23
MON 7 2.4 2.2 1.6 2.5 0.76 NS NS NS
(g/L) 35 1.8 1.9 2.5 1.9 0.74
  49 1.9 1.7 1.8 2.1 0.70
  70 2.0 1.9 1.6 1.8 0.62
EOS 7 0.224 0.092 0.036 0.183 0.2185 NS NS NS
(g/L) 35 0.101 0.034 0.141 0.048 0.1075
  49 0.085 0.069 0.072 0.076 0.0378
  70 0.297 0.117 0.178 0.165 0.1937
BAS 7 0.400 0.576 0.377 0.293 0.3002 NS NS NS
(g/L) 35 0.347 0.334 0.482 0.328 0.1963
  49 0.290 0.380 0.270 0.343 0.2675
  70 0.399 0.395 0.290 0.267 0.2675
  1. C control, Hmix Herbmix, Zn Zn-glycinate, Hmix + Zn Herbmix and Zn-glycinate, RBC red blood cells, HGB hemoglobin, HCT hematocrit,
  2. WBC total leukocytes, LYM lymphocytes, MON monocytes, EOS eosinophils, BAS basophils, NS not significant
  3. * P < 0.05, ** P < 0.01, *** P < 0.001