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Total Plasma Protein ® Total plasma protein can be measured easily by refractometry (Figure 3-9). 5 g/dl. ® Low total protein values reflect one of the following abnormalities – Protein losing nephropathy (characterized by proteinuria). – Protein losing enteropathy (usually associated with chronic weight loss and diarrhea). – Loss of lymph (check for pleural or peritoneal effusion). ). – Lack of protein production by the liver. ® Elevated protein values reflect either hemoconcentration or increased globulin production.
Reticulocytes are also present (100x). Figure 4-30 Feline blood. Haemobartonella felis. Blood smear from an anemic cat reveals the rod and coccoid forms of Haemobartonella felis. Ring forms (arrows) can be seen on the RBC surface in small groups (100x). ® Organisms must be differentiated from stain precipitate (Figure 4-20) and Cytauxzoon felis (Figure 4-32). ® Feline haemobartonellosis can occur as a primary disease or secondary to other immunosuppressive disorders such as FeLV infection, FIV infection, or FIP infection.
Hemoglobinemia and/or hemoglobinuria are seen only in severe cases of intravascular hemolysis. Icterus can be seen in either intravascular or extravascular hemolytic anemia. Because hemolytic anemias are associated with red cell defects, red cell morphologic alterations often are associated with specific causes of hemolytic anemia. The common hemolytic anemias of the dog and cat are listed, described, and illustrated below. Hemolytic Disease: Immune-Mediated Hemolytic Anemia (IMHA) ® Occurs in both dogs and cats ® Pathogenesis: – Red cells become coated with antibodies as they circulate (Figure 4-24).
A Guide to Hematology in Dogs and Cats by A H Rebar; et al