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Table 3 Biochemical abnormalities

From: Clinical evaluation of outdoor cats exposed to ectoparasites and associated risk for vector-borne infections in southern Italy

Biochemical abnormalities SG cats (%) CG cats (%) Total (%)
CK (> 320 U/l)a 71 (53) 18 (28.6) 89 (45.2)
AST (> 35 U/l) 36 (26.9) 16 (25.4) 52 (26.4)
ALT (> 87 U/l) 10 (7.5) 5 (7.9) 15 (7.6)
ALP (> 70 U/l) 33 (24.6) 10 (15.9) 43 (21.8)
GGT (> 0.6 U/l) 31 (23.1) 13 (20.6) 44 (22.3)
Cholinesterase (> 3950 U/l) 6 (4.5) 3 (4.8) 9 (4.6)
Total bilirubin (> 0.26 mg/dl) 6 (4.5) 4 (6.3) 10 (5.1)
Total proteins (> 7.8g/dl) 29 (21.6) 15 (23.8) 44 (22.3)
Total proteins (< 6.3g/dl) 20 (14.9) 13 (20.6) 33 (16.7)
Albumin (< 3 g/dl)a 88 (65.7) 19 (30.1) 107 (54.3)
Globulins (< 3 g/dl) 7 (5.2) 8 (12.7) 15 (7.6)
Globulins (> 4.5 g/dl) 47 (35.1) 14 (22.2) 61 (31)
Albumin/Globulins ratio (< 0.72)a 86 (64.2) 18 (28.6) 104 (52.8)
Cholesterol (> 210 mg/dl) 3 (2.2) 7 (11.1) 10 (5.1)
Cholesterol (< 95 mg/dl) 37 (27.6) 13 (20.6) 50 (25.4)
Triglycerides (> 81 mg/dl) 18 (13.4) 8 (12.7) 26 (13.2)
Triglycerides (< 19 mg/dl) 2 (1.5) 1 (1.6) 3 (1.5)
Urea (> 64 mg/dl) 27 (20.1) 14 (22.2) 41 (20.8)
Urea (< 32 mg/dl) 0 3 (4.8,7) 3 (1.5)
Creatinine (> 1.85 mg/dl)a 5 (3.7) 8 (12.7) 13 (6.6)
Calcium (< 11.2 g/dl) 42 (31.3) 17 (27.0) 59 (29.9)
Posphorus (> 6.6 mg/dl)a 74 (55.2) 20 (31.7) 94 (47.7)
Magnesium (< 81 mmol/l) 29 (21.6) 15 (23.8) 44 (22.3)
Sodium (> 152 mEq/l)a 32 (23.9) 39 (61.9) 71 (36)
Sodium (< 145 mEq/l) 2 (1.5) 0 2 (1.0)
Potassium (> 4.7 mEq/l) 42 (31.3) 12 (19.0) 54 (27.4)
Potassium (< 3.5 mEq/l) 1 (0.7) 3 (4.8) 4 (2.0)
Sodium/potassium ratio (< 31)a 31 (23.1) 6 (9.5) 37 (18.8)
Chloride (> 119 mEq/l) 18 (13.4) 16 (25.4) 34 (17.2)
Chloride (< 112 mEq/l) 5 (3.7) 1 (1.6) 6 (3.0)
Corrected Chloride (> 119 mEq/l) 87 (64.9) 40 (63.5) 127 (64.5)
Corrected Chloride (< 112 mEq/l) 2 (1.5) 0 2 (1.0)
Serum iron (> 118 μg/dl) 13 (9.7) 9 (14.3) 22 (11.2)
Serum iron (< 50 μg/dl) 28 (20.9) 11 (17.5) 39 (19.8)
UIBC (> 225 μg/dl) 42 (31.3) 20 (31.7) 62 (31.5)
UIBC (< 130 μg/dl) 10 (7.5) 6 (9.5) 16 (8.1)
TIBC (> 303 μg/dl) 39 (29.1) 23 (36.5) 62 (31.5)
TIBC (< 175 μg/dl) 5 (3,7) 3 (4.8) 8 (4.0)
Transferrin saturation (> 42.5%) 9 (6.7) 6 (9.5) 15 (7.6)
Transferrin saturation (< 19.5%) 34 (25.4) 13 (20.6) 47 (23.9)
Seric Amyloid A (> 0.5μg/ml) 42 (31.3) 14 (22.2) 56 (28.4)
  1. aSignificant difference between SG and CG