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Hematologic Reference Ranges in Ferrets a

Hematologic Reference Ranges in Ferrets a

SI units

Range

RBC count

1012/L

7.1–1.4

PCV

%

36–57

Hemoglobin

mmol/L

7.7–11.4

Mean corpuscular volume

fl

44.8–53.9

Mean corpuscular hemoglobin

fmol

0.955–1.08

Mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration

mmol/L

18.8–21.6

Reticulocytes

%

0.3–3.0

Reticulocyte hemoglobin content

fmol

1.11–1.31

WBC count

109/L

3.8–14

Lymphocytes

109/L

1.2–8.4

Monocytes

109/L

0.1–0.5

Neutrophils

109/L

0.9–9.7

Eosinophils

109/L

0.1–0.7

Basophils

109/L

0.0–0.2

Platelets

109/L

206–937

Mean platelet count

g/L

242–301

Mean platelet mass

pg

1.43–2.18

Mean platelet volume

fl

5.6–12.3

Platelet distribution width

%

30.4–79.2

aDetermined in 50 ferrets at Utrecht University, Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory