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Table 1 Gelding red blood cell count before and after anaphylactic reaction to sodium ceftriaxone, which occurred on day 1

From: Anaphylactoid reaction caused by sodium ceftriaxone in two horses experimentally infected by Borrelia burgdorferi

  Basal Day 2 Day 3 Day 6 Day 10 Day 20 Day 21 Day 28 Referencea
Erythrocytes x 106 [cells/ml] 8.40 6.72 6.10 6.32 6.30 3.10 6.20 6.50 6.0–9.7
Hemoglobin [g/dL] 12.5 10.6 9.8 9.8 9.2 4.2 8.6 10.0 8.3–14.4
Hematocrit [%] 38.0 29.5 26.7 27.4 28.0 13.0 27.0 30.0 30–44
MCV [fL] 45.2 - - - 44.4 41.9 43.5 46.2 36–52.1
MCH [pg] 14.9 - - - 14.6 13.5 13.9 15.4 11.5–18.2
MCHC [g/dL] 32.9 - - - 32.9 32.3 31.9 33.4 31.2–34.9
Leucocytes [cells/uL] 10100 9800 12900 5700 11200 10800 14800 9500 6400–10600
Basophiles [cells/uL] 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Eosinophils [cells/uL] 808 0 0 100 112 216 148 285 0–320
Segmented Neutrophils [cells/uL] 6060 7800 9100 6600 8736 6804 11692 5700 2775–7530
Rod Neutrophils [cells/uL] 202 0 100 0 448 216 1480 285 94–420
Lymphocytes [cells/uL] 2727 2100 800 2900 1680 3348 1184 3135 1088–5096
Monocytes [cells/uL] 303 100 0 400 224 216 296 190 90–318
Platelets [cells/uL] 194000 246000 242000 279000 323000 90000 96000 368000 90000–322000
  1. MCV mean corpuscular volume; MCH mean corpuscular hemoglobin; MCHC mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration
  2. aReference ranges obtained for total blood cell count for 33 domestic horses of different breeds, serum negative for Borrelia burgdorferi, kept under the same feeding and management conditions