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Table 1 Salivary and serum biochemistry values and salivary pH measured in the study population

From: Salivary pH, calcium, phosphorus and selected enzymes in healthy dogs: a pilot study

Parameter N Mean (±DS) Min Max Median %95 CI for the mean
Saliva
 Ca mg/dl 29 7.48 ± 1,74 4.83 12 7.38 6.82–8.14
 P mg/dl 29 3.57 ± 1,68 1.3 8.4 3.2 2.3–4.21
 LDH UI/L 28 2394.9 ± 1669,5 341.2 7230.3 2013.1 1747.5–3042.2
 Amylase UI/L 26 27.15 ± 19,18 6.25 95.66 25.48 19.40–34.90
 Lysozyme mg/L 29 3.17 ± 4,08 0.25 20.03 1.77 1.61–4.72
 pH 29 7.93 ± 0,46 7 9 8 7.76–8.10
Serum
 Ca mg/dl 28 10.35 ± 0,44 9.56 11.60 10.38 10.18–10.52
 P mg/dl 28 4.67 ± 1,04 2.18 6.86 4.92 4.26–5.07
 LDH UI/L 28 132.52 ± 79,71 43.65 362.38 106.24 101.61–163.43
 Amylase UI/L 28 698.21 ± 223,29 325.34 1229.99 640.57 611.63–784.79
 Lysozyme mg/L 28 0.36 ± 0,17 0.11 0.78 0.34 0.29–0.43
  1. Min: lower identified value; Max: higher identified value