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Table 3 Different hematological findings of vector-borne infection in semi-domesticated cats

From: Evaluation of hematological alteration of vector‐borne pathogens in cats from Bangkok, Thailand

Hematology Total number of cats Number of negative cats (%) Number of positive cats (%)
    Any pathogen Babesia spp. Hemoplasmas Hepatozoon spp. BB + HM BB + HP HM + HP BB + HM + HP
  372 135 (36.3) 237 (63.8) 147 (39.5) 137 (36.8) 12 (3.2) 50 (13.4) 3 (0.8) 6 (1.6) 2 (0.5)
RBC (× 10 6 µl)
 High (> 10) 16 (4.3) 5 (31) 11 (69) 8 (50) 4 (25) 0 1 (6.2) 0 0 0
 Normal (5–10) 339 (91.1) 124 (36.6) 215 (63.4) 134 (39.5) 125 (36.9) 11 (3.2) 47 (13.9) 3 (0.9) 5 (1.5) 2 (0.6)
 Low (< 5) 17 (4.6) 6 (35.3) 11 (64.7) 5 (29.4) 8 (47.1) 1 (5.9) 2 (11.8) 0 1 (5.9) 0
HGB (g/dl)
 High (> 15) 16 (4.3) 7 (43.8) 9 (56.2) 7 (43.8) 3 (18.8) 0 1 (6.3) 0 0 0
 Normal (9–15) 323 (86.8) 114 (35.3) 209 (64.7) 130 (40.2) 120 (37.2) 10 (3.1) 44 (13.6) 3 (0.9) 4 (1.2) 2 (0.6)
 Low (< 9) 33 (8.9) 14 (42.4) 19 (57.6) 10 (30.3) 14 (42.4) 2 (6.1) 5 (15.2) 0 2 (6.1) 0
HCT (%)
 High (> 52) 2 (0.5) 1 (50) 1 (50) 0 1 (50) 0 0 0 0 0
 Normal (30–52) 314 (84.4) 111 (35.4) 203 (64.6) 129 (41.1) 113 (35.9) 10 (3.2) 42 (13.4) 3 (0.9) 4 (1.3) 2 (0.6)
 Low (< 30) 56 (15.1) 23 (41.1) 33 (58.9) 18 (32.1) 23 (41.1) 2 (3.6) 8 (14.3) 0 2 (3.6) 0
MCV (fl.)
 High (> 55) 38 (10.2) 13 (34.2) 25 (65.8) 14 (36.8) 19 (50) 1 (2.6) 8 (21.1) 1 (2.6) 1 (2.6) 1 (2.6)
 Normal (39–55) 332 (89.2) 121 (36.4) 211 (63.6) 132 (39.8) 118 (35.5) 11 (3.3) 42 (12.7) 2 (0.6) 5 (1.5) 1 (0.3)
 Low (< 39) 2 (0.5) 1 (50) 1 (50) 1 (50) 0 0 0 0 0 0
MCH (pg)
 High (> 17.5) 14 (3.8) 5 (35.7) 9 (64.3) 8 (57.1) 5 (35.7) 1 (7.1) 4 (28.6) 1 (7.1) 1 (7.1) 1 (7.1)
 Normal (12.5–17.5) 357 (96) 129 (36.1) 228 (63.9) 139 (38.9) 132 (37) 11 (3.1) 46 (12.9) 2 (0.6) 5 (1.4) 1 (0.3)
 Low (< 12.5) 1 (0.3) 1 (100) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MCHC (g/dl)
 High (> 36) 7 (1.9) 3 (42.9) 4 (57.1) 4 (57.1) 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Normal (30–36) 289 (77.7) 105 (36.3) 184 (63.7) 114 (39.4) 103 (35.6) 12 (4.2) 36 (12.5) 3 (1.0) 6 (2.1) 2
 Low (< 30) 76 (20.4) 27 (35.5) 49 (64.5) 29 (38.2) 34 (44.7) 0 14 (18.4) 0 0 0
WBC (× 10 3 µl)
 High (> 14) 280 (75.3) 102 (36.4) 178 (63.6) 109 (38.9) 98 (35) 10 (3.6) 34 (12.1) 1 (0.4) 5 (1.8) 1 (0.4)
 Normal (5.5–14) 89 (23.9) 33 (37.1) 56 (62.9) 36 (40.4) 36 (40.4) 2 (2.2) 14 (15.7) 2 (2.2) 1 (1.1) 1 (1.1)
 Low (< 5.5) 3 (0.8) 0 3 (100) 2 (66.7) 3 (100) 0 2 (66.7) 0 0 0
PLT (× 10 3 µl)
 High (> 800) 6 (1.6) 3 (50) 3 (50) 3 (50) 1 (16.7) 0 1 (16.7) 0 0 0
 Normal (800–300) 278 (74.7) 105 (37.8) 173 (62.2) 113 (40.6) 95 (34.2) 10 (3.6) 37 (13.3) 3 (1.0) 5 (1.8) 2 (0.7)
 Low (< 300) 88 (23.7) 27 (30.7) 61 (69.3) 31 (35.2) 41 (46.6) 2 (2.3) 12 (13.6) 0 1 (1.1) 0
  1. Abbreviations: WBC white blood cell; RBC red blood cell; HGB hemoglobin; HCT hematocrit; MCV mean corpuscular volume; MCH mean corpuscular hemoglobin; MCHC mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration; PLT platelets; BB Babesia spp; HM Hemoplasmas; HP Hepatozoon spp
  2. *Statistically significant differences (P < 0.05)