TABLE 1.

Clinicopathological data for 30 leishmaniasis patientsa

Type of analysisParameterValue for the following group of dogs with leishmaniasis:Normal ranget test value
1 (n = 20)2 (n = 10)
SerumUrea (mg/dl)57.4 ± 46.053.6 ± 23.921.4-59.9NS
Creatinine (mg/dl)1.2 ± 0.81.2 ± 0.60.5-1.5NS
Total protein (g/dl)8 ± 1.6b7.6 ± 1.3b5.4-7.1NS
Gamma globulin (g/dl)3.4 ± 1.5b2.1 ± 1b0.5-1.3 P < 0.05
Beta globulin (g/dl)2 ± 0.4b1.9 ± 0.5b0.9-1.6NS
Alpha 2 globulin (g/dl)0.8 ± 0.20.8 ± 0.20.3-1.1NS
Alpha 1 globulin (g/dl)0.3 ± 0.080.4 ± 0.10.2-0.5 P < 0.01
Albumin (g/dl)1.6 ± 0.4b2.3 ± 0.42.6-3.3 P < 0.001
A/G ratio0.26 ± 0.11b0.5 ± 0.2>0.45 P < 0.001
UrineU P/C ratio5.8 ± 5b0.7 ± 0.6<1 P < 0.01
Density (g/ml)1,031 ± 8.81,030 ± 9.8>1,020NS
pH7 ± 0.6ND
  • a Data are reported as means and standard deviations. NS, not significant; ND, not determined.

  • b Altered parameter.