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!!MEDICAL INFO!!

International Species Information System
Conventional U.S.A. Units

 

MEPHITIS MEPHITIS

STRIPED SKUNK

Physiological reference ranges calculated for:

Both sexes combined

All ages combined

Sample results submitted by 12 member institutions.

© I.S.I.S. - October 1999

Reference Ranges for Physiological Data Values

Test

Units

Mean

St. Dev.

Minimum
Value

Maximum
Value

Sample
Sizea

Animalsb

WHITE BLOOD CELL COUNT

*10^3/µl

8.019

2.926

2.200

14.20

27

24

RED BLOOD CELL COUNT

*10^6/µl

8.21

1.22

6.00

10.20

14

14

HEMOGLOBIN

g/dl

12.5

1.8

7.9

15.3

19

18

HEMATOCRIT

%

41.0

5.9

30.0

52.0

26

23

MCV

fL

49.7

6.1

41.5

61.3

14

14

MCH

pg/cell

15.6

1.8

13.3

18.7

14

14

MCHC

g/dl

31.2

1.6

26.3

33.8

19

18

PLATELET COUNT

*10^3/µl

267

120

143

437

7

6

NUCLEATED RED BLOOD CELLS

/100 WBC

1

1

0

1

2

2

RETICULOCYTES

%

0.9

1.0

0.0

2.0

3

2

SEGMENTED NEUTROPHILS

*10^3/µl

3.970

2.063

1.310

7.650

22

22

LYMPHOCYTES

*10^3/µl

3.105

1.678

0.594

6.710

22

22

MONOCYTES

*10^3/µl

0.193

0.093

0.056

0.375

21

21

EOSINOPHILS

*10^3/µl

0.374

0.443

0.098

1.700

18

18

BASOPHILS

*10^3/µl

0.044

0.058

0.000

0.121

4

4

NEUTROPHILIC BANDS

*10^3/µl

0.221

0.381

0.000

0.900

5

5

CALCIUM

mg/dl

10.0

1.0

7.7

12.3

21

20

PHOSPHORUS

mg/dl

5.9

2.2

2.7

10.8

19

18

SODIUM

mEq/L

148

9

127

169

19

18

POTASSIUM

mEq/L

5.1

0.7

3.8

6.3

20

19

CHLORIDE

mEq/L

112

8

99

135

16

16

BICARBONATE

mEq/L

27.0

0.0

27.0

27.0

1

1

CARBON DIOXIDE

mEq/L

25.9

4.3

21.0

33.0

7

7

MAGNESIUM

mg/dl

1.93

0.64

0.65

2.60

7

7

BLOOD UREA NITROGEN

mg/dl

26

12

9

58

24

23

CREATININE

mg/dl

0.9

0.6

0.5

2.9

23

22

URIC ACID

mg/dl

1.1

1.1

0.0

2.8

5

5

TOTAL BILIRUBIN

mg/dl

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.3

16

16

DIRECT BILIRUBIN

mg/dl

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.1

2

2

INDIRECT BILIRUBIN

mg/dl

0.1

0.1

0.0

0.2

2

2

GLUCOSE

mg/dl

113

51

45

259

25

24

CHOLESTEROL

mg/dl

178

85

0

314

19

19

TRIGLYCERIDE

mg/dl

100

77

24

303

10

10

CREATINE PHOSPHOKINASE

IU/L

590

319

128

1235

11

11

LACTATE DEHYDROGENASE

IU/L

734

549

303

1923

8

8

ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE

IU/L

62

48

7

168

21

21

ALANINE AMINOTRANSFERASE

IU/L

99

79

29

303

25

24

ASPARTATE AMINOTRANSFERASE

IU/L

78

22

47

129

20

20

GAMMA GLUTAMYLTRANSFERASE

IU/L

4

3

0

9

11

11

AMYLASE

U/L

238

237

0

843

13

13

LIPASE

U/L

444

243

199

679

4

4

TOTAL PROTEIN (COLORIMETRY)

g/dl

6.4

1.0

4.4

8.2

23

22

GLOBULIN (COLORIMETRY)

g/dl

3.4

1.0

1.2

4.8

16

16

ALBUMIN (COLORIMETRY)

g/dl

3.4

0.7

2.3

4.5

17

17

Body Temperature:

F

97.0

1.8

95.0

98.6

8

7

Weight: 4.5-5.5 years age

Kg

3.106

0.848

2.500

4.740

13

3



a Number of samples used to calculate the reference range.
b Number of different individuals contributing to the reference values.

 

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