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Table 2 Means ± SE of serum and salivary biochemical analytes distributed according to gender and reproductive state

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

Parameter Females Males Neutered Non-neutered
Saliva
 Ca mg/dl 7.23 ± 0.36 8.00 ± 0.41 8.03 ± 0.42 7.20 ± 0.37
 P mg/dl 3.38 ± 0.40 3.70 ± 0.45 3.37 ± 0.46 3.70 ± 0.40
 LDH UI/L 2088.87 ± 1.22 1645.17 ± 1.27 1974.64 ± 1.26 1740.33 ± 1.24
 Amylase UI/L 19.32 ± 1.19 24.72 ± 1.22 20.49 ± 1.22 23.31 ± 1.20
 Lysozyme mg/L 1.88 ± 1.31 1.88 ± 1.36 2.81 ± 1.36 1.25 ± 1.31
Serum
 Ca mg/dl 10.45 ± 0.11 10.21 ± 0.14 10.41 ± 0.14 10.25 ± 0.11
 P mg/dl 4.69 ± 0.24 4.77 ± 0.30 4.99 ± 0.31 4.47 ± 0.25
 LDH UI/L 105.27 ± 1.16 130.01 ± 1.21 118.10 ± 1.21 115.89 ± 1.17
 Amylase UI/L 657.90 ± 1.10 733.86 ± 1.12 624.19 ± 1.12 773.49 ± 1.10
 Lysozyme mg/L 0.31 ± 1.11 0.34 ± 1.18 0.31 ± 1.18 0.34 ± 1.11