Table 2 

Hematological parameters in fourth- and fifth-generation DO mice fed standard chow

FemalesMales
PhenotypeMean ± SEMinMaxMean ± SEMinMax
WBC (×103/μl)9.1 ± 0.43.517.69.1 ± 0.45.218.1
RBC (×103/μl)11.2 ± 0.099.412.410.7 ± 0.12812.1
HCT (%)54.5 ± 0.347.958.853 ± 0.639.860.2
PLT (×103/μl)1264 ± 4367720421441 ± 329251867
LYM (%)82.5 ± 0.865.290.775.1 ± 1.348.287.9
No. Retic (109 cells/liter)2.73 ± 0.110.985.013.25 ± 0.220.659.55
  • Values shown are averages ± SE. Min, minimum value within a group for trait measured; Max, maximum value within a group for trait measured. WBC, white blood cells; RBC, red blood cells; HCT, hematocrit; PLT, platelets; LYM, lymphocytes; Retic, reticulocytes. n = 50 females and 50 males.