Table 1 Hematological values of Japanese monkeys captured in Fukushima and Shimokita

From: Low blood cell counts in wild Japanese monkeys after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster

  Fukushima   
  10,000–100,000 Bq/m2 in soil 100,000–300,000 Bq/m2 in soil Shimokita West Japan* (reference data)
  Immature Mature Immature Mature Immature Mature All age
Hematological values n Mean SD n Mean SD n Mean SD n Mean SD n Mean SD n Mean SD n Mean SD
WBC (×102/μL) 13 65.3 45.4 11 87.6 42.6 11 71.7 34.0 16 84.3 51.1 17 148.6 33.6 8 137.1 76.7 200 144 51
RBC (×104/μL) 14 432.6 90.4 10 484.6 72.4 10 476.7 88.8 14 443.8 99.1 17 549.2 78.2 11 518.9 53.2 198 472 74
Hb (g/dL) 13 10.6 1.9 10 12.0 2.0 10 11.7 2.1 14 11.2 2.5 17 14.6 2.1 11 14.2 1.5 200 14.1 0.6
Ht (%) 14 33.4 6.8 10 38.7 6.2 10 36.3 6.4 14 35.5 8.3 17 45.9 6.2 11 45.5 5.1 204 42 5
Pt (×104/μL) 12 40.6 33.8 7 23.3 13.5 6 16.3 9.5 13 29.9 12.9 14 39.8 10.0 8 33.8 11.6 - - -
Lymphocytes (%) 15 62.1 3.7 15 61.6 2.9 14 62.1 3 17 59.2 15.4 18 61.8 2.7 13 60.4 2.9 - - -
Guranulocytes (%) 15 36.2 3.8 15 36.7 3.1 14 36.7 3.2 17 33.8 9.1 18 36.4 2.6 13 37.8 2.9 - - -
Monocytes (%) 15 1.7 1.1 15 1.1 0.8 14 1.2 0.9 17 1.2 1.1 18 1.8 1.0 13 1.8 1.1 - - -
Fat index 15 9.0 5.9 15 13.2 7.8 14 12.7 5.4 18 10.2 8.6 18 12.6 6.7 13 16.3 8.5    
Cs (Bq/kg) 14 430.3 341.6 15 291.2 257.1 14 560.4 242.6 18 908.3 501.4 18 ND - 13 ND -    
  1. WBC, white blood cell count; RBC, red blood cell count; Hb, hemoglobin; Ht hematocrit; Pt, platelets; Cs, Muscle radiocesium concentration; ND, not detected; n, number of individuals.
  2. *Nigi et al [Ref. 14].