CBC (Complete Blood Count)
Screens for anemia, dehydration, inflammation, infection, leukemia, and clotting abilities.PCV (Packed Cell Volume): Provides information on the amount of red blood cells present in the blood. A low PCV indicates anemia (low red blood cells) and a high PCV can indicate dehydration.
What does it mean?
TP (Total Protein): The level of TP can indicate a variety of conditions, including dehydration and diseases of the liver, kidney or intestine.FIB (Fibrinogen): Elevations in the blood are nonspecific indicators of inflammatory disease.PLT (Platelets): Low platelet numbers can indicate a clotting concern or infectious diseases (tick-borne).WBC (White Blood Cell Count): The WBC can indicate leukemia, stress, inflammation or an inability to fight infection.Morphology: Examining the white blood cells under a microscope can provide information on the type of anemia or inflammation, or other abnormalities, such as leukemia as well as note the presence of blood parasites.