Table 2: Summary of relevant blood test results from the cardiac puncture from one rat.

AnalyteResultsUnitsReference rangeHigh/low

Sodium137mmol/L146–151Low
Potassium5.6mmol/L3.8–5.6High
Magnesium2.6mg/dL3.8–5.5Low
Total bilirubin0.3mg/dL0.0–0.1High
Alanine aminotransferase49U/L59–166Low
Alkaline phosphatase205U/L232–632Low
Amylase399U/L545–847Low
Total protein5.5g/dL5.8–7.1Low
Albumin3.1g/dL3.2–3.7Low
Globulin2.4g/dL2.6–3.5Low
Cholesterol111mg/dL50–92High
Triglycerides70mg/dL101–369Low
Creatine kinase797U/L113–692High
Red blood cell count6.85×106/µL7.0–9.0Low
Hemoglobin13.6g/dL13.7–16.8Low
Mean corpuscular volume60.6fL49.9–58.3High
Mean corpuscular hemoglobin conc.32.8g/dL33.2–37.9Low
Red cell distribution width18.9%10.5–14.9High
Polychromatophilia3+N/AN/AAbnormal