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Reference Ranges for Serum Biochemical Values in Ferrets

Reference Ranges for Serum Biochemical Values in Ferrets

SI units

Range

Mean

USA units

Range

Mean

BUN

mmol/L

0.2–16.1

10.4

mg/dL

0.6–45.2

29.2

Creatinine

mcmol/L

8.8–106

53

mg/dL

0.1–1.2

0.6

AF

IU/L

14–144

41

IU/L

14–144

41

ALT

IU/L

48–292

138

IU/L

48–292

138

AST

IU/L

46–118

68.3

IU/L

46–118

68.3

LDH

IU/L

222–377

278

IU/L

222–377

278

Bile cids

μmol/L

1–28

9.1

μmol/L

1–28

9.1

CK

IU/L

98–564

245

IU/L

98–564

245

Glucose

mmol/L

6.66–7.99

6.69

mg/dL

120–144

120.5

Calcium

mmol/L

1.9–2.4

2.04

mg/dL

7.6–9.6

8.31

Total protein

g/L

43–60

52

g/dL

4.3–6.0

5.2

Albumine

g/L

34–48

39

g/dL

3.4–4.8

3.9

Globulins

g/L

2–24

13

g/dL

0.2–2.4

1.3

Adapted from Fudge AM. Laboratory Medicine: Avian and Exotic Pets. Saunders; 2000.