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Table 1 Characteristics of erythrocytes from Naja naja blood in Sri Lanka

From: Hematological and plasma biochemical parameters in a wild population of Naja naja (Linnaeus, 1758) in Sri Lanka

Parameters Male Female
  Mean ± SD Range Mean ± SD Range
EL 18.44 ± 0.97 15.94–20.541 17.84 ± 0.88 15.11–18.25
EW 10.69 ± 0.73 10.11–12.01 10.84 ± 0.81 8.1–9.43
ES 159.23 ± 12.22 126.03–187.98 144.32 ± 9.12 114.13–172.34
ENL 7.67 ± 0.92 6.14–9.23 6.71 ± 0.68 5.29–8.65
ENW 5.35 ± 0.47 3.92–5.56 4.76 ± 0.6 3.52–5.02
ENS 33.54 ± 1.82 27.12–38.32 27.23 ± 1.4 21.22–29.23
  1. Average length (EL), width (EW) and surface area (ES) of erythrocytes and nucleus length (ENL), nucleus width (ENW) and surface area of the nuclei (ENS) of erythrocytes in males (n = 17) and females (n = 13) specimens of Naja naja in Sri Lanka. Values are given as the mean ± SD (range)
  2. SD standard deviation