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Table 4 Mean, SD and percentiles of serum gel electrophoresis of B . besnoiti negative Simmental cattle (12 animals, 24 samples) and comparison with results from the *2-year-group (24 animals) of Alberghina et al. [25]

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

Data obtained in the present study Literature data*
Serum Gel Electrophoresis Mean ± SD Percentiles Mean ± SD
2.5th 97.5th
Total protein (g/l) 64.92 ± 3.55 59.58 70.85 68.10 ± 10.13
Albumin (%) 49.4 ± 4.6 40.3 56.1 Not given
α1-globulins (%) 5.7 ± 0.8 4.5 7.3 Not given
α2-globulins (%) 9.4 ± 1.4 6.5 11.2 Not given
β-globulins (%) 13.2 ± 2.1 8.2 16.7 Not given
γ-globulins (%) 22.4 ± 6.0 14.3 36.1 Not given
Albumin (g/l) 32.04 ± 3.35 25.45 36.85 31.79 ± 5.12
α1-globulins (g/l) 3.67 ± 0.42 3.06 4.54 5.92 ± 2.54
α2-globulins (g/l) 5.96 ± 0.68 4.68 7.19 5.77 ± 1.73
β-globulins (g/l) 8.54 ± 1.47 5.58 11.43 7.50 ± 1.16
γ-globulins (g/l) 14.55 ± 4.22 9.45 23.85 16.81 ± 3.72
  1. SD = standard deviation.