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Table 1 Selected serum biochemistry, haematology and faecal analysis

From: Cholestyramine treatment in two dogs with presumptive bile acid diarrhoea: a case report

Parameter Reference interval Case 1 Case 2
Total leukocyte count 6.2–11.4 × 109/L 10.8a 8.03a
Haematocrit 37.3–61.9% 44.9 62.7
Total protein 60–75 g/L 62 55
Albumin 29–39 g/L 34 32
Cholesterol 4.1–7.3 mmol/L 7.1 4.9
Alanine aminotransferase 0.3–1.3 ukat/L 0.8 0.7
Alkaline phosphatase 0.1–1.7 ukat/L 54 1.8
Creatinine 65–105 μmol/l 69 101
Blood urea nitrogen 3.8–9.0 mmol/L 2.9 6.7
C-reactive protein 0–30 mg/L 45 < 10
Cobalamin 180–700 pmol/l 468 405
Folate 15–45 nmol/l > 54 16
Specific canine pancreatic lipase 0–200 μg/L 67 51
Trypsin-like immunoreactivity 5.5–35 μg/L 22 18
Faecal tests
 Faecal sedimentation-flotation Negative Negative Negative
 IDEXX SNAP Giardia test Negative Negative Negative
 Dysbiosis index <  2 −0.7 N/A
 Clostridium hiranonis 5.1–7.1 Log DNA/g 5.1 N/A
  1. Bold numbers – results outside reference interval. aNormal white blood cell differential count, N/A not applicable
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