Table 4.

Erythropoietin levels at baseline and throughout the 21-day intervention period

GroupSL BaselineDay 1Day 3Day 5Day 10Day 19Day 21
ADQ9.1±0.67.9±0.534.2±14.8*19.5±4.8*9.6±0.68.9±0.710.1±0.8
DEF11.0±1.89.7±1.928.5±6.2*15.9±2.711.1±2.09.2±1.89.8±2.0
HYPO11.0±1.99.5±1.911.7±2.011.5±1.910.9±1.811.3±1.811.0±2.3
  • Values are means ± SE. Units are μl/ml. P < 0.05,

  • * significant from SL baseline and

  • significant from DEF and ADQ.