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Table 5 Food and water intakes of rats as affected by doses of A. cordifolia leaves extract during treatment

From: Antibacterial activities and toxicological study of the aqueous extract from leaves of Alchornea cordifolia (Euphorbiaceae)

Doses Food Intake (g/week) Water Intake (ml/week)
  Week 1 Week 2 Week 1 Week 2
0- mg/kg 24.00 ± 1.58b 24.60 ± 2.30b 15.60 ± 2.61bc 18.60 ± 1.14a
0i mg/kg 18.60 ± 1.14c 20.80 ± 2.59c 14.00 ± 2.00c 14.60 ± 2.28b
58 mg/kg 24.90 ± 2.64ab 26.20 ± 1.48ab 16.80 ± 3.27abc 16.60 ± 1.70ab
116 mg/kg 26.00 ± 2.91a 27.00 ± 2.47ab 18.40 ± 3.07ab 18.00 ± 1.92a
232 mg/kg 27.60 ± 2.70a 29.00 ± 2.70a 25.60 ± 2.70a 19.20 ± 1.71a
  1. 0i: Infected and non-treated, O-: Normal control. Tabulated values are mean ± SEM of five trials. Values of the same column with different letters are significantly different at P < 0.05