Table 2.  Baseline haematological indices

Index 

Range

Mean

Standard deviation

Normal value

WBC (x 109/L)

0.2 – 11.2

3.75

1.67

4 – 10

Haemoglobin (g/L)

5.1 – 19.7

11.1

2.33

Males:  13 -18; Females: 11 – 16.5

Haematocrit

0.02 – 0.72

0.33

0.08

Males:   0.4 – 0.54; Females:  0.37 - 0.47

Platelets

3.0 – 1061

250

169

150 - 400

Neutrophils (x 109/L)

0.02 – 7.22

1.59

0.94

2 – 7.5

Lymphocytes (x 109/L)

0.03 – 5.94

1.44

1.01

1.5 – 4.0

Eosinophils (x 109/L)

0.01 – 3.39

0.15

0.07

0.04 – 0.4