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Table 1 Red blood cell (RBC) range and biochemical parameters for adult Vipera ammodytes

From: Biochemical and hematological profiles of a wild population of the nose-horned viper Vipera ammodytes (Serpentes: Viperidae) during autumn, with a morphological assessment of blood cells

Parameter (units) Males Females Mann-Whitney
n Median Range n Median Range U value p value
Total RBC (×1011/L) 17 7.88 3.88-9.38 14 9.0 4.88-14.1 73.5 0.0705
Mature erythrocytes (%) 17 98.55 92.73-99.8 14 98.61 97.03-99.46 100 0.4683
Mature erythrocytes (×1011/L) 17 7.51 3.73-9.29 14 9.18 4.77-13.1 64 0.0290
Immature erythrocytes (%) 17 0 0-5 14 0.09 0-1.24 111.5 0.7692
Immature erythrocytes (×109/L) 17 0 0-40.3 14 0.67 0-8.37 115.5 0.8911
Other erythrocyte types (%) 17 0.47 0-3.33 14 0.9 0.23-2.94 84 0.1733
Other erythrocyte types (×109/L) 17 3.56 0-20.3 14 7.05 2.35-41.4 80 0.1278
Hemoglobin (g/L) 11 80.39 64.16-86.16 10 69.3 52.87-81.25 35 0.1734
PCV (%) 17 26 17-34 14 29 17-38 84 0.1733
MCV (fL) 17 363.94 266.67-438.71 14 300 179-646 76 0.0919
MCH (pg) 11 102.09 74.48-177.1 10 71.77 55.16-129.76 14 0.0028
MCHC (g/dL) 11 286.64 188.7-415.92 10 244.69 179.62-280.17 15 0.0037
ESR/1 h (mm/h) 10 4 2-7 9 4 3-11 40.5 0.7200
ESR/2 h (mm/h) 10 11 7-22 9 10 6-45 43.0 0.9000
ESR/24 h (mm/h) 10 113 109-127 9 114 69-148 44.5 0.9700
Glucose (mg/dL) 10 73.99 52.35-128.02 9 109.5 27.45-168.45 33 0.3500
Total protein (g/dL) 10 5.33 4.58-5.81 9 5.41 5.36-7.85 30 0.2400
Cholesterol (mg/dL) 10 272.05 169.84-313.97 9 295.5 212.57-462.63 39 0.6600
Uric acid (mg/dL) 10 3.96 3.51-6.2 9 5.19 3.38-9.1 36 0.4900
Triglycerides (mmol/L) 10 1.18 0.6-1.7 9 0.87 0.77-1.21 30 0.2400
  1. PCV packed cell volume, MCV mean cell volume, MCH mean cell hemoglobin, MCHC MCH concentration, ESR erythrocyte sedimentation rate.