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Table 4 Number (mean ± standard deviation) of leucocytes = white blood cells (WBC), erythrocytes = red blood cells (RBC), and platelets in blood samples on day of surgery (day 1) and at sacrifice (day 42)

From: A new model of implant-related osteomyelitis in the metaphysis of rat tibiae

Parameter Group IA (102 CFU) Group IB (103 CFU) Group IIA (102 CFU) Group IIB (103 CFU)
Day 1 Day 42 Day 1 Day 42 Day 1 Day 42 Day 1 Day 42
WBC (×103/l) 9,23 ± 1,98 7,53 ± 1,97 9,33 ± 3,71 6,05 ± 1,80 9,07 ± 1,98 7,87 ± 3,22 9,62 ± 2,62 8,57 ± 3,59
RBC (×106/l) 8,27 ± 0,76 8,64 ± 0,95 7,13 ± 2,40 8,55 ± 1,08 8,21 ± 1,41 8,38 ± 0,67 8,19 ± 1,29 6,34 ± 5,66
Platelets (×103/l) 834,5 ± 189,25 628,33 ± 237,56 717,83 ± 406,97 599,83 ± 528,47 912,17 ± 135,77 649,00 ± 321,04 763,33 ± 290,16 751,50 ± 343,20
  1. Note: No statistical significant difference regarding various parameters of different groups was found between day 1 and 42
  2. *p < 0.05 in groups between day 1 and day 42