Veterinary Medicine International / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Chemical Immobilization of Sloth Bears (Melursus ursinus) with Ketamine Hydrochloride and Xylazine Hydrochloride: Hematology and Serum Biochemical Values

Table 1

Hematology values for sloth bears (sex comparison and combined value).

ParametersMale ( )
(mean ± SE)
Female ( )
(mean ± SE)
Sex combined
(mean ± SE)
95% confidence interval

PCV (%) 51.4–52.6
Haemoglobin (g/dL) 16.55–17.29
Erythrocyte (106/mm3) 6.45–6.67
ESR (mm per 60 min) 5.73–6.27
MCV (fL) 78.45–81.13
MCH (pg) 26.21–27.09
MCHC (%) 33.37–33.45
Leukocyte (103/mm3) 11.53–11.91
Lymphocytes (103/mm3) 2.79–2.91
Neutrophils (103/mm3) 8.13–8.35
Monocytes (103/mm3) 0.32–0.4
Eosinophils (103/mm3) [−0.06–0.46]
Basophils (103/mm3) 0.06–0.08

Statistically significant from the opposite sex ( ).