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Table 6 Haematological and blood biochemical findings in cattle with traumatic reticuloperitonitis

From: Clinical and laboratory findings in 503 cattle with traumatic reticuloperitonitis

Variable
(mean ± sd or median)
Finding Number of cattle Percent
Haematocrit (%) (n = 501)
median = 30%
Normal (30–35) 218 43
Decreased (18–29) 224 45
Increased (36–60) 59 12
White blood cell count (/μl) (n = 501)
median = 9400/μl
Normal (5000–10,000) 272 54
Decreased (1500–4999) 20 4
Increased (10,001–29,200) 209 42
Neutrophil count (/μl) (n = 211)
median = 8568/μl
Normal (1230–3350) 17 8
Decreased (380–1229) 4 2
Increased (3351–26,280) 190 90
Lymphocyte count (/μl) (n = 222)
2576 ± 1016/μl
Normal (2190–5120) 137 62
Decreased(150–2189) 81 36
Increased (5121–7040) 4 2
Fibrinogen concentration (n = 499)
(8.6 ± 3.1 g/l)
Normal (4–7) 131 26
Decreased (2.0–3.9) 23 5
Increased (7.1–17.0) 345 69
Total protein concentration (n = 501)
(median = 84 g/l)
Normal (60–80) 177 35
Decreased (45–59) 5 1
Increased (81–122) 319 64
Urea concentration (n = 501)
(median = 4.0 mmol/l)
Normal (2.4–6.5) 373 74
Decreased (0.7–2.3) 58 12
Increased (6.6–33.5) 70 14
Bilirubin concentration (n = 500)
(Median = 4.6 μmol/l)
Normal (≤ 6.5) 359 72
Increased (6.6–71.5) 141 28
ASAT activity (n = 501)
(median = 69.0 U/l)
Normal (≤ 103) 425 85
Increased (104–812) 76 15
γ-GT activity (n = 500)
(median = 24.0 U/l)
Normal (≤ 30) 407 81
Increased (31–154) 93 19
GLDH activity (n = 191)
(median = 15.0 U/l)
Normal (≤ 25.0) 127 67
Increased (25.1–522.0) 64 33
Glutaraldehyde test (n = 498)
median = 3.5 min.
Normal (≥ 10 min.) 91 18
6.1–9.9 min. 36 7
3.1–6.0 min. 128 26
≤ 3 min. 243 49
  1. ASAT Aspartate aminotranferase, γ-GT γ-glutamyltransferase, GLDH glutamate dehydrogenase