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Table 2 Hematologic and clinical biochemical reference intervals for 6-week-old Hampshire-Yorkshire pigs between 10–20 kg

From: Hematologic and biochemical reference intervals for specific pathogen free 6-week-old Hampshire-Yorkshire crossbred pigs

Analyte Unit N Mean Median Min Max Reference interval Data distribution
Hematology analytes
RBC m/uL 66 7.31 7.33 5.84 9.04 5.52 - 9.11 Non-Gaussian
HGB gm/dL 65 10.7 10.8 8.6 12.8 8.8 - 12.7 Gaussian
HTC % 66 35.5 35.7 25.4 43.8 28.3 - 42.7 Gaussian
MCV fL 66 48.9 49.8 37.7 59.1 38.4 - 59.3 Gaussian
MCH pgm 66 14.8 15.3 11.1 18.3 11.1 - 18.4 Non-Gaussian
MCHC gm/dL 66 30.2 30.3 27.3 32.4 27.9 - 32.4 Gaussian
RDW % 54 24.4 24.5 16.1 33.3 16.4 - 32.3 Gaussian
WBC /μL 66 15,315 14,735 5,650 26,470 5,443 - 25,186 Gaussian
Neutrophils /μL 66 5,668 5,266.5 1,192 15,745 810 - 13,397 Gaussian with square root transformation
Lymphocytes /μL 66 8,677 8,239 4,045 15,856 3,810 - 14,919 Gaussian with square root transformation
Monocytes /μL 66 692 619 237 1,460 219 - 1,705 Gaussian with logarithmic transformation
Eosinophils /μL 64 219 201.5 58 574 45 - 481 Gaussian with square root transformation
Basophils /μL 64 53 43 11 151 14 - 146 Gaussian with logarithmic transformation
Platelets /μL 66 540,773 545,500 138,000 909,000 208,588 - 872,957 Gaussian
Biochemical analytes
Anion gap mmol/L 63 21 20 13 31 14 - 29 Gaussian with logarithmic transformation
Sodium mmol/L 63 141 140 125 159 131 - 151 Non-Gaussian
Potassium mmol/L 62 4.9 4.8 3.7 6.3 3.7 - 6.1 Gaussian with square root transformation
Chloride mmol/L 63 100 100 90 112 93 - 108 Non-Gaussian
Bicarbonate mmol/L 63 25 25 17 31 19 - 31 Gaussian
Phosphorus mg/dL 63 8.9 8.8 6.1 12.3 6.3 - 11.5 Gaussian
Calcium mg/dL 63 11.2 11.2 9.7 12.8 9.9 - 12.5 Gaussian
BUN mg/dL 63 10 10 4 21 4 - 18 Gaussian with square root transformation
Creatinine mg/dL 63 0.8 0.8 0.5 1.1 0.5 - 1.1 Non-Gaussian
Glucose mg/dL 61 106 105 70 139 75 - 136 Gaussian
Total protein g/dL 63 4.9 4.9 4.1 5.9 4.0 - 5.8 Gaussian
Albumin g/dL 63 3.9 3.9 3.2 4.7 3.1 - 4.8 Non-Gaussian
Globulin g/dL 63 1.0 0.9 0.2 1.8 0.3 - 1.7 Gaussian
AST IU/L 63 44 36 13 141 13 - 111 Gaussian with logarithmic transformation
Creatine kinase IU/L 62 1,358 921 170 6,823 153 - 5,427 Gaussian with logarithmic transformation
Alkaline phosphatase IU/L 63 297 280 135 603 130 - 513 Gaussian with square root transformation
GGT IU/L 63 57 55 34 112 33 - 94 Gaussian with logarithmic transformation
Total bilirubin mg/dL 63 0.1 0.1 0 0.4 0 - 0.2 Non-Gaussian
SDH-37 IU/L 63 0.5 0 0 4 0 - 1.7 Non-Gaussian
  1. RBC, red blood cells; HGB, hemoglobin; HTC, hematocrit; MCV, mean corpuscular volume; MCHC, mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration; RDW, erythrocyte distribution width; WBC, white blood cells; BUN, blood urea nitrogen; AST, aspartate aminotransferase; GGT, γ-glutamyltransferase; SDH-37,sorbitol dehydrogenase.