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Table 2 Microalbumin:creatinine ratios and other biochemical parameters after 8 and 14 months of experimental period

From: Biochemical and histopathological changes in Wistar rats after consumption of boiled and un-boiled water from high and low disease prevalent areas for chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology (CKDu) in north Central Province (NCP) and its comparison with low disease prevalent Colombo, Sri Lanka

Bio Chemical ParameterUnitNTMNTMBDDBBHWCO
Serum creatinine[mg/dL]0.80 ± 0.030.80 ± 0.040.85 ± 0.030.86 ± 0.020.79 ± 0.040.76 ± 0.04
BUN[mg/dL]36.37 ± 1.3636.37 ± 1.3639.42 ± 2.7436.54 ± 3.5332.88 ± 1.6835.27 ± 0.896
Microalbumin:creatinine[mg/g]140.28 ± 28.2959.35 ± 5.0567.39 ± 8.0930.23 ± 9.4870.03 ± 11.6219.08 ± 7. 14
AST[U/L]97.8 ± 7.592.3 ± 6.093.6 ± 16.1101.0 ± 5.5175.8 ± 23.188.41 ± 16.37
ALT[U/L]39 ± 4.542 ± 4.532.2 ± 8.140.6 ± 2.5123.4 ± 30.540.88 ± 18.33
Histology (non-affected / affected)%0.46 ± 0.180.28 ± 0.070.48 ± 0.140.31 ± 0.070.39 ± 0.141.0
  1. NTM New Town Medirigiriya, NTMB New Town Medirigiriya Boiled, DD Divuldamana, BB Bisobandaragama, HW Huruluwewa, CO Colombo. Values are expressed as a mean ± SEM (n = 60).