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Table 3 Clinical parameters and relevant alterations in laboratory findings of the cats studied

From: Molecular detection of Hepatozoon spp. and Cytauxzoon sp. in domestic and stray cats from Madrid, Spain

  Total no. of cats (%) No. of positive cats (%)
  Hepatozoon spp. Cytauxzoon sp.
  644 10 (1.6) 8 (1.2)
Clinical signs 542   
Yes 380 (70.1) 3 (0.8) 3 (0.8)
No 162 (29.9) 2 (1.2) 1 (0.6)
Haematology
Haematocrit 463   
 High 28 (6.0) 1 (3.6) 0
 Low 87 (18.8) 3 (3.5) 1 (1.2)
 Normal 348 (75.2) 2 (0.5)* 3 (0.9)
Leukocytes 460   
 High 88 (19.1) 2 (2.3) 1 (1.1)
 Low 63 (13.7) 1 (1.6) 0
 Normal 309 (67.2) 3 (1.0) 3 (1.0)
Platelets 168   
 High 14 (8.3) 0 0
 Low 89 (53) 0 1 (1.1)
 Normal 65 (38.7) 3 (4.6) 0
Biochemistry
Glucose 378   
 High 138 (36.5) 0 1 (0.7)
 Low 3 (0.8) 0 0
 Normal 237 (62.7) 3 (1.3) 3 (1.3)
Urea 419   
 High 101 (24.1) 1 (1.0) 0
 Low 74 (17.7) 1 (1.4) 0
 Normal 244 (58.2) 2 (0.8) 4 (1.6)
Creatinine 859   
 High 82 (18.6) 3 (3.7)* 0
 Low 16 (3.6) 0 0
 Normal 342 (77.7) 2 (0.6) 4 (1.2)
Total protein 408   
 High 135 (33.1) 1 (0.7) 1 (0.7)
 Low 35 (8.6) 1 (2.9) 0
 Normal 238 (58.3) 2 (0.8) 3 (1.3)
Alanine transaminase 441   
 High 76 (17.2) 2 (2.6) 2 (2.6)
 Normal 365 (82.8) 3 (0.8) 1 (0.3)
  1. *P < 0.05 (statistically significant differences)