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Table 2 Results of routine haematology and measurements of one-stage prothrombin time and activated partial thromboplastin time (where performed) from three cases of angiostrongylosis

From: Clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment of three dogs with angiostrongylosis in Ireland

  Case 1 Case 2 Case 3 Reference range
Packed cell volume L/L 0.37 0.44 0.35 0.37 - 0.55
Haemoglobin g/L 118 151 146 120 - 180
Red blood cell count × 10 12 /L 5.1 6.2 4.7 5.5 - 8.5
MCHC g/L 316 341 417 320 - 360
MCV fl 73.0 71.0 74.0 60 - 77
MCH pg 23.0 24.4 31.3 19 - 25
Platelets × 10 9 /L 7.0* 116.0 619 200 - 500
Plasma protein g/L 102 74.0 88.0 58 - 75
White blood cell count × 10 9 /L 55.2 18.4 20.9 7 - 17
Neutrophils (mature) × 10 9 /L 39.7 16.7 15.6 3 - 11.5
Neutrophils (band) × 10 9 /L 7.1 0 0 0 - 0.6
Lymphocytes × 10 9 /L 4.4 0.7 2.2 1 - 4.8
Monocytes × 10 9 /L 0.5 0.9 2.5 0.2 - 1.3
Eosinophils × 10 9 /L 0 0 0.4 0 - 1.3
Basophils × 10 9 /L 0.3 0 0 0 - 0
Nucleated red blood cells × 10 9 /L 2.7 0 0 0 - 0
One-stage prothrombin time (seconds) 18.2 9.8 not performed 6 - 12 seconds
Activated partial thromboplastin time (seconds) 26.1 14.2 not performed 14 - 24 seconds
  1. *Platelets clumped, adequate numbers present on smear