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Table 2 Summary of blood cell counts at the time of diagnosis and at the last recheck before the cat’s death with maximum and minimum values observed during the 78 days of follow-up

From: First clinical case report of Cytauxzoon sp. infection in a domestic cat in France

Parameter (unit) Reference interval Initial analysis (day 7) Last analysis (day 69) Minimum and maximum value during follow-up
RBCa (1012/L) 5 – 10 8.00 8.73 6.75 – 8.73
Hemoglobin (g/L) 90 – 150 122 115 102 – 115
Hematocrit (L/L) 28 – 45 36.0 28 28 – 37.1
MCVb (fL) 40 – 55 45 32 32 – 47
MCHCc (g/L) 310 – 350 339 410 280 – 345
WBCd (109/L) 5 – 11 25.3 15.0 11 – 12.8
Neutrophils (109/L) 3 – 11 17.7 7.6 5.4 – 9.25
Eosinophils (109/L) 0 – 0.6 1.8 0.95 0.15 – 0.5
Monocytes (109/L) 0 – 0.5 0.500 0.55 0.15–1.85
Lymphocytes (109/L) 1 – 6 5.3 5.9 3–6.5
Platelets (109/L) 150 – 550 165 305 305 – 441
  1. a RBC red blood cells count
  2. b MCV mean corpuscular volume
  3. c MCHC mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration
  4. d WBC white blood cells count