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Table 2 Cell Counts in Menstrual vs. Nonmenstrual Phase of Cycle

From: Quantity and quality of retrograde menstruation: a case control study

  Menstrual phase (n = 23) mean ± SD Nonmenstrual phase (n = 84) mean ± SD P value
Leucocytes × 109/L 3.3 ± 1.1 0.8 ± 0.5 0.03
Granulocytes    
Basophilic × 109/L 0.2 ± 0.08 0.04 ± 0.02 0.002
Eosinophilic × 109/L 0.1 ± 0.09 0.04 ± 0.03 0.09
Erythrocytes × 1012/L 0.3 ± 0.2 0.02 ± 0.01 0.006
Haematocrit L/L* 0.03 ± 0.01 0.003 ± 0.02 0.01
Haemoglobin g/dL 0.8 ± 0.7 0.1 ± 0.17 0.01
  1. * calculated values