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Table 2 Haematology values for healthy greater stick-nest rats

From: Haematology and serum biochemistry in captive Australian native murids: black-footed tree-rat (Mesembriomys gouldii) and greater stick-nest rat (Leporillus conditor)

Parameter Mean ± SD 90 % CI lower limit 90 % CI upper limit Male mean ± SD Female mean ± SD
WBC count (×109 cells/L) 11.25 ± 4.87 (n = 25) 9.65 12.85 9.00 ± 4.28 (n = 11) 13.01 ± 4.56 (n = 14)
Haemoglobin (g/L) 111.78 ± 21.95 (n = 9) 99.74 123.81 103.33 ± 21.87 (n = 6) 128.67 ± 7.85 (n = 3)
Haematocrita 34.08 ± 5.07 (n = 25) 32.00 36.00 36.73 ± 3.79 (n = 11) 32 ± 4.97 (n = 14)
Neutrophil (%) 63.89 ± 17.36 (n = 25) 58.18 69.60 57.01 ± 16.17 (n = 11) 69.29 ± 16.31 (n = 14)
Lymphocyte (%) 32 ± 16.22 (n = 25) 26.66 37.33 37.29 ± 15.30 (n = 11) 27.83 ± 15.69 (n = 14)
Monocyte (%) 4.49 ± 3.79 (n = 18) 3.02 5.96 5.66 ± 4.52 (n = 9) 3.33 ± 2.36 (n = 9)
Eosinophil (%) 2.08 ± 1.52 (n = 13) 1.39 2.78 1.84 ± 1.49 (n = 6) 2.30 ± 1.52 (n = 7)
N:L ratio 3.23 ± 3.00 (n = 25) 27.89 46.22 1.85 ± 0.86 (n = 11) 4.32 ± 3.58 (n = 14)
Est. platelets (/HOIF) 37.05 ± 24.29 (n = 19) 2.00 4.00 28.67 ± 10.48 (n = 6) 44.60 ± 30.03 (n = 10)
  1. N:L neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio, CI confidence interval