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Table 1 Plasma electrolyte, BUN and creatinine levels 3 h following administration of Malayan krait venoms (50 μg/kg, i.m.) from different populations or saline (50 μL, i.m.)

From: Non-neurotoxic activity of Malayan krait (Bungarus candidus) venom from Thailand

  BUN
(mg/dL)
Creatinine
(mg/dL)
Na+
(mEq/L)
K+
(mEq/L)
Cl
(mEq/L)
HCO3
(mEq/L)
Saline/Control 24.7 ± 1 0.25 ± 0 147.3 ± 1 3.8 ± 0 94.1 ± 1 22.7 ± 0
BC-NE 40.1 ± 1* 0.45 ± 0 135.8 ± 5 7.9 ± 1* 90.7 ± 4 23.7 ± 0
BC-S 44.3 ± 3* 0.53 ± 0* 132.5 ± 4* 10.3 ± 2* 89.5 ± 3 18.5 ± 2
  1. *p < 0.05 is significantly different from control (Student’s unpaired t-test), n = 4