TABLE 3:

Frequency of clinicopathological abnormalities

Results at presentationResults for additional patients identified as developing the abnormality during hospitalisation
AbnormalityNumber of patientsMedianRangeNumber of patientsMedianRangeReference interval
Anaemia7/2830.224.0–33.2831.17.7–35.137–55%
Thrombocytopaenia15/26461–814499–162175–500×109/l
Elevated serum urea concentration28/3046.412.1–85.1237.725.4–50.02.0–9.0 mmol/l
Elevated serum creatinine concentration26/30476155–9004494.5352–671(40–106 µmol/l 13 dogs; 44–159 µmol/l, 16 dogs)
Hyperbilirubinaemia9/272716–33845521–6400–15 µmol/l
Hypoalbuminaemia10/2723.514–2592417–2526–40 g/l
Hypertension8/11181102–2801162162100–150 mmHg