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Table 1 Results from hematological analyses of the three dogs with babesiosis due to the Babesia microti-like piroplasm.

From: Babesiosis due to the canine Babesia microti-like small piroplasm in dogs - first report from Portugal and possible vertical transmission

Parameter Bitch Male Pup Normal range
  Day 0 Day 2 Day 6 Day 0 Day 0  
RBC (106/μl) 2.4 1.9 2.3 2.8 1.3 5.5-8.5
Hb (g/dl) 5.4 4.6 5.7 7.4 2.5 12-18
Hct (%) 17.9 17.0 20.6 26.7 8.2 37-55
MCV (fl) 73.7 88.1 88.4 95.9 66.0 60-74
MCHC (g/dl) 30.2 27.1 27.7 27.8 30.5 31-36
RDW (%) 16.5 16.5 16.4 20.6 21.0 12-18
Nucleated RBC (%) ND 15.0 22.0 81.0 ND < 3
WBC (103/μl) 10.8 14.0* 7.8* 23.1* 2.8 6-17
Segmented neutrophils (103/μl) 7.8 10.4 5.4 13.6 0.8 3-11.8
Band neutrophils (103/μl) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 0-0.5
Lymphocytes (103/μl) 2.1 1.8 1.9 8.3 1.2 1-4.8
Monocytes (103/μl) 1.0 1.7 1.1 1.4 0.2 0.2-2
Eosinophils (103/μl) 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.1-1.3
Platelets (103/μl) 19 63 165 ND** 54 200-500
  1. Hb: hemoglobin; Hct: hematocrit; MCHC: mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration; MCV: mean corpuscular volume; ND: not determined; RBC: red blood cells; RDW: red blood cell distribution width; WBC: white blood cells; * WBC count corrected for the presence of nucleated RBC; ** platelet aggregates hindered platelet count.