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Table 2 Plasma biochemistry results for a 3-year old male huacaya alpaca diagnosed with acute fasciolosis

From: Acute fasciolosis in an alpaca: a case report

Parameter1 Reference interval2 Day 1 Day 2 Day 4 Day 5 Day 7 Day 8
Total Protein (g/L) 52–65 89.7a 88a 91a 84.7a 75.6a 80a
Albumin (g/L) 30–41 28.1b np3 np 27.4b 25.3b np
Globulin (g/L) 21–36 61.6a np np 57.3a 50.3a np
Urea (mmol/L) 3.9–10.2 12a np np 23a 19.9a np
Creatinine (μmol/L) 90–140 145a np np 258a 184a np
Glucose (mmol/L) 4.0–6.4 9.51a np np 11.13a 8.50a np
β-OH-butyrate (mmol/L) 0–0.24 0.15 np np 0.26a 0.45a np
Phosphate (mmol/L) 1.1–2.5 0.50b np np np np np
Calcium (mmol/L) 2.1–2.5 2.2 np np 2.20 2.1 np
Magnesium (mmol/L) 0.8–1.0 0.97 np np 1.00 0.86 np
GGT (U/L) 12–34 191a np np 250a 244a np
Lipase (U/L) 9–17 10 np np 19a 9 np
GLDH (U/L) 5–26 81a np np 69a 64a np
AST (U/L) 160–274 173 np np 212 222 np
CK (U/L) 29–120 51 np np 88 70 np
  1. 1 β-OH-butyrate: β-hydroxy-butyrate, GGT: gamma-glutamyltransferase, GLDH: glutamate dehydrogenase, AST: aspartate aminotransferase, CK: creatine phosphokinase
  2. 2Cockroft et al., [7]
  3. 3 np: not performed
  4. a Above the reference range
  5. b Below the reference range