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Table 4 Comparison of hematological parameters between Toxocara canis IgG seropositive and Toxocara canis IgG seronegative groups

From: Seroprevalence of anti-Toxocara canis antibodies and associated risk factors among dog owners in the rural community of Nakhon Si Thammarat province, southern Thailand

Blood parameters Normal ranges Groups p value
Seropositive (n = 101) Seronegative (n = 31)
Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
RBC (10^6/ul)a 3.75–6.54 4.68 ± 0.43 4.59 ± 0.6 0.45
Hb (g/dL)b 12.00–16.00 12.66 ± 1.76 12.51 ± 2.1 0.53
Hct (%)b 36.00–48.00 39.61 ± 4.63 39.13 ± 6.21 0.56
MCV (fL)a 80.00–99.00 84.82 ± 9.14 85.23 ± 8.29 0.88
MCH (pg)a 27.00–31.00 27.22 ± 3.56 27.32 ± 2.94 0.94
MCHC (d/dL)a 33.00–37.00 32.01 ± 1.64 31.94 ± 1.21 0.66
RDW (%)b 11.50–14.50 13.26 ± 1.76 13.48 ± 1.59 0.14
WBC (cells/cu.mm.)a 4000–10,000 8017.72 ± 2202.69 7380.32 ± 2014.73 0.13
Neu (cells/cu.mm.)a 1000–8000 4316.4 ± 1463.59 4002.1 ± 1282.32 0.28
Lymp (cells/cu.mm.)a 1500–7000 2818.88 ± 783.93 2643.2 ± 908.5 0.30
EO (cells/cu.mm.)a  < 500 516.45 ± 436.09 344.07 ± 197.82 0.04*
Mono (cells/cu.mm.)a 200–1000 315.45 ± 143.87 346.32 ± 223.08 0.94
Baso (cells/cu.mm.)a  < 210 50.54 ± 44.04 44.63 ± 46.67 0.52
PLT (cells/cu.mm.)b 140,000–450,000 234,148.51 ± 62,329.99 220,064.52 ± 59,432.84 0.36
  1. aData analysis by independent t-test
  2. bData analysis by Mann–Whitney U
  3. *Significant differences were identified at p < 0.05