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Table 5 Haematology values of unhealthy murids

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

Species Tree-rat I Tree-rat II Tree-rat III Tree-rat IV Tree-rat V Tree-rat VI Tree-rat VII Stick-nest rat I
Gender Female Female Male Male Male Male Male Female
Age (years) 2.91 1.85 3.28 2.66 2.57 2.63 2.05 2.76
WBC count (×109 cells/L) 5.39 6.93   5.94 10.56 7.26 9.70 13.31
Haemoglobin (g/L) 150 128   158 148    101
Haematocrit 45 42 46 46 50 31 36 33
Neutrophil (%) 50 22.94 56.00 37.04 53.03 80.03 62.99 79.04
Lymphocyte (%) 33 72.01 33.00 43.94 35.04 14.05 20 16
Monocyte (%) 10 4.04 11.00 10.94 3.03 4.96 12.99 3.01
Eosinophil (%) 7 1.01   8.08 9 0.10 4.02 2.03
N:L ratio 1.52 0.32 1.70 0.84 1.51 5.70 3.15 4.94
Est. platelets (/HOIF)   10   35 30 35 15 35
Illness Anorexia, Cataracts Hyphema, Cataracts Cataracts Weight loss Weight loss Hypopyon Hypopyon Dyspnea
  1. N:L neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio