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Table 3 Kidney and urine parameters after subchronic of exposure to PM2.5

From: Early kidney damage induced by subchronic exposure to PM2.5 in rats

Parameter FA PM2.5 P-value
Kidney relative weight
(g/body weight)
0.68
(0.64 –0.72)
0.67
(0.63 –0.71)
0.34
Plasma creatinine
(mg/dl)
0.6
(0.5 –0.65)
0.7
(0.65 –0.9)
0.03
eGFR (μl/min/100 g of weight) 569
(541 –828)
483
(386 –548)
0.02
pH 6.8
(6.6 –7)
7
(6.8 –7.3)
0.13
Urine specific gravity 1.02
(1.01 –1.023)
1.013
(1.01 –1.02)
0.09
Hemoglobin 1 2
(1 –4)
0.03
Hematuriaa 0:6 4:6 0.007
  1. The data are shown as the median followed by the 25–75 quartile interval in parentheses
  2. 1 = absent; 2 = limited; 3 = + and 4 = ++
  3. alow erythrocytes counts in the urine (frequency is reported)