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Table 3 Blood biochemistry values for healthy black-footed tree-rats

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

Parametera Mean ± SD 90 % CI lower limit 90 % CI upper limit Male mean ± SD Female mean ± SD
GGT (U/L) 12.55 ± 3.46 (n = 2) 8.52 16.58 12.55 ± 3.46 (n = 2)
Chloride (mmol/L) 106.00 ± 1.41 (n = 2) 104.36 107.64 106.00 ± 1.41 (n = 2)
Total CO2 (mmol/L) 20.35 ± 10.96 (n = 2) 7.60 33.10 20.35 ± 10.96 (n = 2)
Cholesterol (mmol/L) 0.95 ± 0.21 (n = 2) 0.70 1.19 0.95 ± 0.21 (n = 2)
Glucose (mmol/L) 12.06 ± 7.32 (n = 20) 9.37 14.75 12.45 ± 6.77 (n = 5) 11.93 ± 7.71 (n = 15)
BUN (mmol/L) 6.62 ± 2.24 (n = 21) 5.82 7.42 7.03 ± 1.18 (n = 6) 6.45 ± 2.56 (n = 15)
Creatinine (mmol/L) 46.28 ± 16.37 (n = 17) 39.77 52.79 50.00 ± 12.35 (n = 4) 45.14 ± 17.63 (n = 13)
Calcium (mmol/L) 2.56 ± 0.18 (n = 9) 2.47 2.66 2.55 ± 0.20 (n = 3) 2.57 ± 0.18 (n = 6)
Phosphate (mmol/L) 1.55 ± 0.45 (n = 11) 1.32 1.77 1.69 ± 0.42 (n = 4) 1.46 ± 0.47 (n = 7)
Sodium (mmol/L) 142.00 ± 3.77 (n = 9) 139.93 144.07 140.67 ± 2.31 (n = 3) 142.67 ± 4.37 (n = 6)
Potassium (mmol/L) 4.06 ± 1.41 (n = 11) 3.36 4.76 3.25 ± 2.21 (n = 4) 4.52 ± 0.44 (n = 7)
Total protein (g/L) 56.33 ± 13.48 (n = 12) 49.93 62.73 51.20 ± 19.04 (n = 5) 60.00 ± 7.33 (n = 7)
Albumin (g/L) 46.73 ± 11.76 (n = 11) 40.90 52.56 50.50 ± 7.94 (n = 4) 44.57 ± 13.56 (n = 7)
Globulin (g/L) 11.73 ± 11.48 (n = 11) 6.03 17.42 5.00 ± 6.22 (n = 4) 15.57 ± 12.37 (n = 7)
ALT (U/L) 60.03 ± 34.61 (n = 14) 44.81 75.24 61.48 ± 9.49 (n = 5) 59.22 ± 43.58 (n = 9)
AST (U/L) 95.04 ± 58.06 (n = 10) 63.20 126.88 76.70 ± 29 (n = 3) 102.90 ± 71.41 (n = 7)
Total bilirubin (μmol/L) 4.61 ± 2.07 (n = 10) 3.53 5.68 6.33 ± 2.31 (n = 3) 3.87 ± 1.58 (n = 7)
Amylase (U/L) 1996.89 ± 2215.15 (n = 9) 780.71 3213.06 1037 ± 39.40 (n = 3) 2476.83 ± 2653.75 (n = 6)
ALP (U/L) 82.69 ± 72.95 (n = 13) 49.41 115.97 54 ± 36.30 (n = 4) 95.44 ± 83.03 (n = 9)
  1. CI confidence interval
  2. aLipase (U/L) and Creatine kinase (U/L) were not included due to numerical irregularities