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Table 1 Effect of inorganic and bacterial organic selenium on serum hematological parameters in broiler chickens

From: Influence of bacterial organic selenium on blood parameters, immune response, selenium retention and intestinal morphology of broiler chickens

Dietary Treatments1  
Parameters T1 T2 T3 T4 T5 SEM P Ref
RBC × 1012/L 2.47 ab 2.25 b 2.47 ab 2.47 ab 2.64 a 0.05 0.037 1.82–3.46
HB g/L 114.3 ab 106.6 b 117.5 ab 118.0 ab 125.5 a 2.1 0.011 79–159
PCV L/L 0.277 ab 0.258 b 0.282 ab 0.280 ab 0.300 a 0.01 0.025 0.25-048
MCV Fl 112.8 115.0 114.0 113.3 113.5 0.75 0.912 100–200
MCHC g/L 411.5 413.5 416.3 421.7 419.0 2.68 0.820 376–456
WBC × 10 9/L 39.5 a 28.2 bc 21.4 c 37.3 ab 18.7 c 2.73 0.006 13.84–37.82
Hetro × 10 9/L 23.8 18.8 12.4 21.6 12.2 1.78 0.128 1.68–25.42
Lymp % 18.8 21.5 27.0 25.3 18.5 1.36 0.170 12.34–32.78
Mono % 8.3 6.0 7.5 7.0 5.5 0.66 0.768 2.52–12.3
Eosin % 2.8 2.5 3.0 3.7 3.0 0.28 0.797 2.06–3.89
Baso% 8.5 3.8 5.0 6.7 7.5 0.93 0.489 4.67–9.86
Thrombo × 10 9/L 9.1 2.4 2.6 1.1 1.8 0.3 0.277 0.95–11.82
  1. 1T1; basal diet, T2; basal diet + 0.3 mg/ kg feed sodium selenite, T3; basal diet + 0.3 mg/ kg feed ADS1 Se, T4; basal diet + 0.3 mg/ kg feed ADS2 Se, T5; basal diet + 0.3 mg/ kg feed ADS18 Se
  2. a,b,cMeans in the same row with different superscripts are significantly different. Ref; refrence values according to Haematology & Clinical Biochemistry Laboratory, Faculty of Vetrinary Medicine. UPM