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Table 1 Reference intervals for ROTEM assays in 22 cats

From: In vitro effects of 6 % hydroxyethyl starch 130/0.42 solution on feline whole blood coagulation measured by rotational thromboelastometry

Assay Interval CT (s) CFT (s) MCF (mm) Alpha (°)
ex-tem® lower (90 % CI) 35 (31–41) 38 (34–44) 62 (59–64) 74 (73–76)
upper (90 % CI) 71 (64–76) 78 (71–83) 74 (72–75) 82 (81–83)
in-tem® lower (90 % CI) 107 (87–130) 23 (12–33) 52 (46–58) 70 (67–74)
upper (90 % CI) 221 (197–244) 90 (77–101) 82 (76–86) 87 (83–90)
fib-tem® lower (90 % CI) 38 (34–43) n/a 5 (2–9) 52 (48–56)
upper (90 % CI) 66 (62–70) n/a 25 (22–24) 81 (76–85)
  1. 90 % CI 90 % confidence interval, n/a not applicable