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Table 1 Hematological values of a female German shepherd dog attacked by honeybees

From: Massive attack by honeybees in a German shepherd dog: description of a fatal case and review of the literature

Parameters Values taken before and after initiation of treatment
  Day 1 Day 2 Reference values*
Red blood cells (RBC; × 1012 g/L) 3.9 2.2 5.5-8.5
Packed cell volume (PCV; %) 26 22 37-55
Hemoglobin (Hgb; g/dL) 9 5 12-18
Mean corpuscular volume (MCV; fL) 35 29 60-77
Mean corpuscular hemoglobin (MCH; pg) 13 11 19.5-24.5
Mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration (MCHC; 10 g/L) 26 23 32-36
White blood cells (WBC; × 10ς L) 4 3 6-17
Neutrophils (%) 40.2 32.7 60-70
Lymphocytes (%) 4.8 1.3 12-30
Monocytes (%) 2 1 4-10
Basophils (%) 12.1 13 Rare
Eosinophils (%) 40.9 52 2-10
  1. *The Merck Veterinary Manual [7].