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Table 3 Comparison of biochemical parameters among fractionated extract of A. africanus treated groups, at doses of 300 and 600 mg/kg body weight/day, and the control mice

From: Toxicological study of the butanol fractionated root extract of Asparagus africanus Lam., on some blood parameter and histopathology of liver and kidney in mice

Biochemical parameters Control 300 mg/kg bwt 600 mg/kg bwt
Value % of mean difference P value Value % of mean difference P value
AST
(IU/L)
208.17 ± 44.84 208.17 ± 51.63 0 1.00 261.20 ± 32.38 17.06 0.49
ALP
(IU/L)
74.00 ± 29.46 75.00 ± 10.25 1.33 0.34 76.32 ± 31.45 3.03 0.25
ALT
(IU/L)
107.50 ± 34.88 84.67 ± 9.64 −21.24 0.47 82.80 ± 13.41 −25 0.40
Urea
(mg/dL)
49.00 ± 2.91 52.33 ± 6.92 6.36 0.60 46.40 ± 1.33 −6.47 0.62
Creatnine (mg/dL) 0.88 ± 0.11 0.83 ± 0.11 −5.68 0.75 1.24 ± 0.16 26.67 0.08
  1. Data are expressed as Mean ± SEM, n = 12