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Table 1 Hematological parameters in CD59−/− and CD59+/+ rats

From: Marked central nervous system pathology in CD59 knockout rats following passive transfer of Neuromyelitis optica immunoglobulin G

  Hb (g/dl) RBC (1012/L) HCT (%) RDW (%) Retic (%) WBC (109/L) Plt (109/L)
CD59+/+ 14.8 ± 0.5 8.7 ± 0.4 40.3 ± 1.5 13.3 ± 2.3 2 ± 0.1 7.5 ± 2.5 737 ± 165
CD59−/− 14.3 ± 0.2* 7.8 ± 0.2* 38.5 ± 1.2* 14.2 ± 2* 12 ± 0.1* 7.4 ± 3.1 729 ± 188
  1. Abbreviations: Hb hemoglobin, RBC red blood cell count, HCT hematocrit, RDW RBC distribution width, Retic reticulocyte count, WBC white blood cell count, Plts platelet count
  2. Mean ± S.D. of 6 rats per genotype (three males and three females)
  3. *P <0.01 comparing CD59−/− with CD59+/+