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Table 4 Blood biochemistry 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
Creatinine kinase (U/L) 123.00 ± 55.93 (n = 14) 92.60 322.54 123.00 ± 55.93 (n = 6) 271.00 ± 328.58 (n = 8)
Glucose (mmol/L) 6.36 ± 3.15 (n = 19) 5.63 9.47 6.36 ± 3.15 (n = 9) 8.62 ± 6.15 (n = 10)
BUN (mmol/L) 14.77 ± 3.02 (n = 21) 12.00 16.00 14.77 ± 3.02 (n = 9) 13.47 ± 6.96 (n = 12)
Creatinine (mmol/L) 46.09 ± 17.72 (n = 20) 39.57 52.60 44.45 ± 8.57 (n = 8) 47.18 ± 21.71 (n = 12)
Phosphate (mmol/L) 2.14 ± 0.73 (n = 10) 1.91 2.88 2.14 ± 0.73 (n = 4) 2.57 ± 1.02 (n = 6)
Potassium (mmol/L) 4.32 ± – (n = 4) 3.56 4.13 4.32 ± – (n = 1) 3.69 ± 0.24 (n = 3)
Total protein (g/L) 59.20 ± 8.23 (n = 11) 51.62 61.29 59.20 ± 8.23 (n = 5) 54.17 ± 10.30 (n = 6)
Albumin (g/L) 23.00 ± 5.69 (n = 11) 16.20 23.80 23.00 ± 5.69 (n = 5) 17.5 ± 8.18 (n = 6)
Globulin (g/L) 30.20 ± 2.23 (n = 11) 29.56 37.34 30.20 ± 2.23 (n = 5) 36.17 ± 9.62 (n = 6)
ALT (U/L) 55.74 ± 21.32 (n = 17) 46.53 64.39 55.74 ± 21.32 (n = 8) 55.21 ± 23.29 (n = 9)
AST (U/L) 52.87 ± 29.44 (n = 15) 51.12 74.75 52.87 ± 29.44 (n = 7) 71.74 ± 22.96 (n = 8)
Total bilirubin (μmol/L) 8.55 ± – (n = 3) 8.55 ± – (n = 1) 8.55 ± – (n = 2)
ALP (U/L) 208.69 ± 140.21 (n = 13) 144.73 272.66 227.50 ± 97.43 (n = 6) 192.57 ± 166.77 (n = 7)
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