Table 1. Blood gas analysis and hematology test results using venous blood samples by iSTAT system in C57BL/6J and BALB/cJ mice after 10 days of WPS exposure
StrainspHpCO2(mmHg)PO2(mmHg)HCO3(mmol/L)TCO2(mmol/L)sO2 (%)Glu (mg/dl)Hct (%PCV)Hb (g/dl)
C57BL/6J
AIR7.3 ± 0.0347.2 ± 3.5834.5 ± 2.7223.2 ± 0.8124.5 ± 0.8659.5 ± 3.79191.7 ± 11.8946 ± 0.5715.6 ± 0.20
WPS7.3 ± 0.0143.4 ± 1.5218.2 ± 1.37**22.7 ± 0.7823.7 ± 0.8524.5 ± 2.95***284.5 ± 20.74***52.5 ± 0.64***17.8 ± 0.23***
BALB/cJ
AIR7.3 ± 0.0146.4 ± 3.3532.6 ± 2.4023.1 ± 0.8624.3 ± 0.8855.6 ± 4.33148.3 ± 11.5643.6 ± 0.3314.8 ± 0.13
WPS7.2 ± 0.0342.5 ± 1.1525 ± 1.7320.4 ± 1.7221.6 ± 1.8538.6 ± 4.17#136.3 ± 13.3250.6 ± 0.88##17.2 ± 0.29##
  • Data are expressed as mean ± SEM.

  • **< 0.001; ***< 0.0001 versus air exposed C57BL/6J.

  • #< 0.05; ##< 0.001 versus air exposed BALB/cJ.