Icterus in Dogs
Peter S. Chapman, BVetMed (Hons), DECVIM-CA, DACVIM, MRCVS, Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center, Levittown, Pennsylvania
*Clinicians should reference their laboratory’s reference range when determining whether a value may be elevated, as reference ranges can vary between laboratories.
**Hypercholesterolemia should only be considered significant if the patient has been fasted for 8 hours prior to sample collection.
ALP = alkaline phosphatase, ALT = alanine aminotransferase, GGT = gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase, HCT = hematocrit, IMHA = immune-mediated hemolytic anemia, PCV = packed cell volume