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Table 2 Results of haematology and serum biochemistry of Bernese mountain dogs and control dogs

From: Changes in renal parameters and their association with subclinical vector-borne infections in Bernese Mountain dogs

Variable (unit) Bernese mountain dogs
n = 197
Control dogs
(n = 57)
P
Mean SD Mean SD
Haematocrit (l/l) 48.13 +/− 5.448 48.32 +/− 5.932 0.643
WBC (k/μl) 8.47 +/−2.429 7.99 +/−3.363 0.171
Urea (nmol/l) 9.61 +/− 5.522 6.85 +/− 1.831 <  0.001
Creatinine (μmol/l) 115.70 +/−  61.487 82.30 +/− 16.727 <  0.001
Total protein (g/l) 66.17 +/− 6.613 64.84 +/− 5.902 0.245
Albumin (g/l) 36.46 +/− 3.044 33.97 +/− 4.563 < 0.001
Phosphorus (mmol/l) 1.50 +/− 0.501 1.25 +/− 0.291 < 0.001
  1. bold = significant difference
  2. SD standard deviation, WBC white blood count