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Table 6 Reference ranges for platelet indices in healthy dogs independent of the breed as well as in Beagles and non-Beagles using the Sysmex XT-2000iV

From: Optimized gating and reference ranges of reticulated platelets in dogs for the Sysmex XT-2000iV

Variable All dogs (n = 190–193) Beagles (n = 152–153) Non-Beagles (n = 38–40)
  2.5th Percentile (90 % CI) 97.5th Percentile (90 % CI) Method 2.5th Percentile (90 % CI) 97.5th Percentile (90 % CI) Method 2.5th Percentile (90 % CI) 97.5th Percentile (90 % CI) Method
PLT-I (× 109/L) 161.8 (149.0–175.0) 425.0 (381.0–438.0) Non-parametric 176.7 (155.0–194.0) 406.9 (377.0–452.0) Non-parametric 125.6 (115.5–143.7) 452.0 (405.3–501.8) Robust, Box-Cox-Trans-formation
PLT-O (× 109/L) 150.9 (141.0–169.0) 397.5 (355.0–416.0) Non-parametric 172.8 (161.0–184.0) 377.1 (351.0–416.0) Non-parametric 121.6 (110.6–137.1) 418.9 (375.2–467.7) Robust, Box-Cox-Trans-formation
MPV (fL) 8.6 (8.3–8.9) 12.5 (12.1–12.8) Non-parametric 8.8 (8.6–8.9) 12.3 (12.1–13.4) Non-parametric 7.9 (7.4–8.4) 12.8 (12.3–13.4) Robust
PDW (fL) 8.8 (8.4–9.2) 16.6 (14.7–18.0) Non-parametric 9.0 (8.7–9.3) 15.4 (14.5–18.0) Non-parametric 7.9 (7.5–8.6) 18.3 (16.4–20.5) Robust, Box-Cox-Transformation
P-LCR (%) 14.1 (12.1–15.9) 43.0 (41.3–44.7) Non-parametric 15.5 (14.1–16.8) 43.1 (41.3–48.2) Non-parametric 9.1 (5.3–13.1) 45.8 (41.5–49.8) Parametric
PCT (%) 0.2 (0.2–0.2) 0.4 (0.4–0.4) Non-parametric 0.2 (0.2–0.2) 0.4 (0.4–0.5) Non-parametric 0.2 (0.1–0.2) 0.4 (0.4–0.5) Robust, Box-Cox-Transformation
  1. Abbreviations: CI confidence interval; for remainder abbreviations: see Table 4