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Table 6 Effect of dietary L-lysine·H2SO4 levels on blood hematology of broiler chickens1

From: Effects of L-lysine·H2SO4 product on the intestinal morphology and liver pathology using broiler model

Items Dietary L-lysine·H2SO4 levels, % SEM P-value
0 1 4 7 10 ANOVA Linear Quadratic
White blood cells, 109/L 49.0ab 37.9b 48.6ab 55.8a 54.1ab 4.20 0.05 0.07 0.11
Red blood cells, 1012/L 2.6ab 2.6ab 2.7ab 2.8a 2.5b 0.07 0.04 0.91 0.11
Hemoglobin, g/L 86.5a 86.6a 83.6a 89.1a 73.0b 3.30 0.02 0.06 0.04
Hematocrit, % 33.1ab 33.7ab 33.0ab 34.9a 30.1b 0.99 0.05 0.26 0.08
Corpuscular volume, fL 127.7ab 130.4a 121.7b 124.7ab 122.4b 1.81 0.01 0.01 0.05
Corpuscular hemoglobin concentration, g/L 261.1a 258.4a 252.3ab 255.4ab 242.2b 4.07 0.03 < 0.01 0.01
Red cell distribution width, fL 35.7 37.5 36.3 37.3 38.5 1.40 0.66 0.22 0.47
Platelet distribution width, fL 6.8 6.1 7.1 6.6 6.5 0.59 0.80 0.91 0.99
Platelet volume, fL 8.2 8.8 9.2 9.1 8.3 0.49 0.49 0.65 0.18
Proportion of large platelets, % 15.2 20.5 20.4 18.7 15.4 3.20 0.62 0.98 0.28
  1. 1Means in the same row with different superscripts significantly differ from one another (P < 05); SEM standard error of the mean; n = 6/diet