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Table 1 The clinical symptoms, blood parameters and blood chemistry of the dourine-infected stallion

From: Isolation, cultivation and molecular characterization of a new Trypanosoma equiperdum strain in Mongolia

Clinical symptoms Slight edema in the genital organ
Slight paraphimosis
A large amount of smegma around the penis
Small skin lesion
Slight anemia
Blood parameters WBC: 12.9 ×103 cells/μl (slightly high)
RBC: 6.32 ×106 cells/μl (slightly low)
HGB: 10.6 g/dl (slightly low)
HCT: 30.9 % (slightly low)
Other parameters: normal (MCV, MCH, MCHC, PLT)
Blood chemistry parameters Normal (ALP, ALT, AST, albumin, total protein, total cholesterol, bilirubin, BUN, creatinine, amylase)
Parasitemia Swab of the urethral tract mucosa: a lot of trypanosomes
Blood: < 2.5 × 105 cells/mla (1 trypanosome per 500 fields; magnification 400×)
Cerebrospinal fluid: relatively a lot of trypanosomes in sediment
  1. aParasitemia was estimated using Herbert & Lumsden's method [14]