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Table 1 Results of initial and final haematological and serum biochemical analyses in three cows referred to our clinic

From: Malnutrition as the cause of recumbency in suckler cows associated with Trypanosoma theileri infection

Variable Units Reference interval [45] Cow 1 Cow 1 Day 5 Cow 2 Cow 2
Day 16
Cow 3 Cow 3
Day 3
Haematocrit L/L 0.24–0.46 0.29 0.27 0.22 0.20 0.26 0.29
Total leukocyte count × 109/L 5–10 5.0 3.2 5.1 15.1 5.1 2.4
Magnesium mmol/L 0.9–1.32 0.43 0.67 0.56 0.41 0.80 0.55
Calcium mmol/L 2–2.54 1.68 1.97 1.98 1.84 2.13 1.87
Phosphate mmol/L 1.55–2.29 0.62 1.55 1.91 1.99 1.69 1.81
Potassium mmol/L 3.9–5.2 2.52 5.22 2.93 4.78 2.71 3.85
Sodium mmol/L 135–157 125 136 133 134 142 152
Chloride mmol/L 95–110 93.3 88.0 89.1 98.0 83.9 95.0
Iron µmol/L 13–33 18.0   6.3   14.0  
Total protein g/L 68–82 61.8 73.0 67.5 72.6 78.4 73.0
Albumin g/L 30–39 16.5 18.1 21.8 18.8 31.3 26.3
Bilirubin µmol/L 3.3–5.3 2.9 5.5 3.8 3.8 3.4 2.6
Urea mmol/L 2.0–6.8 5.8 6.3 5.6 8.9 6.3 13.7
Creatinine µmol/L 55–150 84 45 86 59 64 98
GGT U/L < 50 18.9 54.6 22.0 77.9 34.5 52.5
AST U/L < 80 544.1 991.2 726.3 984.2 286.5 2931.7
CK U/L < 150 2580 2629 8505 1415 6951 42 494
GDLH U/L < 30 45.4 1070 9.1 1433 45.4 316.1