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Table 2 Mean, SD and percentiles for laboratory parameters of B . besnoiti negative Simmental cattle (9 animals, 224 samples)

From: Natural Besnoitia besnoiti infections in cattle: hematological alterations and changes in serum chemistry and enzyme activities

Hematology Mean ± SD Percentiles
2.5th 97.5th
RBCs (T/l) 7.45 ± 0.8 6.28 9.29
Hemoglobin (mmol/l) 6.5 ± 0.5 5.6 7.6
HCT (%) 32.6 ± 2.8 27.9 38.3
MCV (fl) 43.8 ± 3.1 36.1 48.9
MCH (fmol) 0.9 ± 0.1 0.7 1.0
MCHC (mmol/l) 20.0 ± 0.7 18.6 21.6
WBCs (G/l) 7.90 ± 1.7 3.80 10.70
Serum chemistry
Total protein (g/l) 75.2 ± 4.7 66.3 83.0
Albumin (g/l) 34.8 ± 2.5 30.5 39.2
Globulin (g/l) 40.4 ± 5.2 29.2 49.3
A/G ratio 0.86 ± 0.16 0.64 1.24
Urea (mmol/l) 5.2 ± 0.9 3.5 6.8
Creatinine (μmol/l) 97.5 ± 16.5 70.4 128.2
Total bilirubin (μmol/l) 1.4 ± 0.7 0.1 2.8
Sodium (mmol/l) 142.3 ± 2.6 137.0 147.0
Potassium (mmol/l) 4.2 ± 0.4 3.4 5.0
Calcium (mmol/l) 2.4 ± 0.1 2.3 2.7
Phosphorus (mmol/l) 2.4 ± 0.3 1.8 3.1
Magnesium (mmol/l) 0.9 ± 0.1 0.8 1.1
Chloride (mmol/l) 100.8 ± 2.6 96.0 106.0
Enzymes
AST (IU/l) 70.4 ± 9.7 50.6 89.4
GGT (IU/l) 18.9 ± 4.8 11.0 27.8
GLDH (IU/l) 12.5 ± 7.4 4.2 31.5
CK (IU/l) 217.0 ± 65.0 133.2 377.0
  1. SD = standard deviation.