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Table 2 Results of the statistical analysis of differential cell counts from EDTA and plain tubes

From: Collection of cerebrospinal fluid into EDTA versus plain tubes does not affect the standard analysis in dogs

Analyte EDTA Plain P-value
Median IQR Min–max Median IQR Min–max
Polymorphonuclear cells (%) 8 0–20 0–66 7 0–20 0–69 0.9
Lymphocytes (%) 40 12.3–63.8 0–97 45 11.8–66.5 0–93 0.84
Monocytes/macrophages (%) 31 0–49.5 0–100 28.5 0–47.3 0–100 0.86 
  1. EDTA ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid, IQR interquartile range