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Table 2 Gelding blood gas analysis 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

  Day 2 Day 3 Day 28 Referencea
pH 7.271 7.467 7.374 7.384–7.408
pCO2 [mmHg] 69.6 42.3 45.1 35–45
pO2 [mmHg] 55.4 38.5 35 35–45
HCO3 [mmol/L] 17.7 27.8 26.4 21–53
Na+ [mmol/L] 116.4 130.1 138 135–148
K+ [mmol/L] 2.96 2.51 4.0 3.5–4.5
Cl [mmol/L] 88.5 100.5 102.2 98–107
Glucose [mmol/L] 7.3 8.1 4.0 4.1–5.9
Lactate [mmol/L] 5.6 1.1 1.2 1.0–1.7
  1. pCO 2 partial pressure of carbon dioxide; pO 2 partial pressure of oxygen; HCO 3 bicarbonate ion; Na + sodium ion; K + potassium ion; Cl chloride ion
  2. aReference ranges obtained with the iStat EG7+ device
  3. Values in italic represent relevant modifications in the parameter