Table 3: Hematologic findings of 13 dogs with babesiosis from small animal internal medicine teaching hospital, faculty of veterinary medicine, Cairo University.

ParameterPatient dataControl data1Reference range2

RBCs (×106/ L) 5.5–8.5
Hemoglobin (g/dL) 12.0–18.0
PCV (%) 37–55
MCV (fL) 66–77
MCH (pg) 21.0–26.2
MCHC (%) 32.0–36.3
WBCs (×103/ L) 6,000–17,000
Neutrophil (×103/ L) 3,000–11,500
Lymphocyte (×103/ L) 1,000–4,800
Monocyte (×103/ L) 0.1–1.4
Platelets (×103/ L) 200,000–500,000

Different letters on the same line indicate statistically different means ( ); confidence interval: 95%.
Control data was done from apparently healthy dogs tested negative on two PCR cycles with 1-month period; 2Rizzi et al. [29].