Range of parameters measured on the Avian CBC with the range of normal values

Range of parameters measured on the Avian CBC with the range of  normal values

By Jeannine Miesle, MA (Available for Professional Writing, Editing, Proofing)

Full Article: Demystifying the Avian CBC: The Complete Blood Count

 

Parameters

Range of Normal Values

RBC (millions of cells/cubic mm)2.5-4.5
PCV (packed cell volume)35%-55%
Polychromasiaslight
Anisocytosisslight
WBC (cells/cu mm)5,000-15,000
Heterophils40-75%
Lymphocytes20-50%
Basophils0-5%
Eosinophils0-2%
Monocytes0-3%
Buffy coat1% or less
Thrombocytessmall numbers
Plasma colorclear or pale yellow
T.P. total protein, gm/dl (grams per deciliter)2.5-5.5
Parasites 

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