Your Dog And Cats Laboratory Test Results And What They Mean

Ron Hines DVM PhD

Your Dog And Cat’s ACTH Stimulation Test  

Your Dog And Cat’s Albumin To Globulin Ratio – A:G Ratio  

  Why Is My Cat Or Dog’s Blood Albumin Level Low Or High?

  Your Dog And Cat’s Alkaline Phosphatase (ALP, AP) Level

  Why Are My Dog Or Cat’s ALT Levels Abnormal?   

    Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Blood Ammonia Level High?    

  Why Is My Cat Or Dog’s Blood Amylase Level High?   

Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s ANA Test Positive?

  Your Dog And Cat’s Anion Gap   

  Why Are My Dog And Cat’s Red Blood Cells Of Unequal Size = Anisocytosis? 

 What Does Your Dog Or Cat’s Antibody Titer Tell You? 

 Why Your Dog’s Anti-Thyroid Antibody Test Is Positive 

  Why Might My Dog Or Cat’s APTT Time Be Delayed?

  Why Is My Dog’s AST Level High Or Low?

  Why Is My Dog And Cat’s Blood Autoagglutination Test Positive?

  Why Is My Dog Or Cat Azotemic?  

   Why Are There Bacteria In My Dog Or Cat’s Urine?

    Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Basophil Count High Or Low?   

    Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Bicarbonate Level Low?  

    Why Is My Dog or Cat’s Bile Acid Level High Or Low?   

    Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Blood Bilirubin Level High Or Low?  

    Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Urine Bilirubin Level High?   

    Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Bleeding Time Increased?  

    Your Dog And Cat’s Blood Chemistry Panel  

   Why Is There Blood In My Dog Or Cat’s Urine?    

    Why Are My Dog Or Cat’s Urine Microalbuminuria Test Results High? 

    Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Blood Pressure High Or Low?  

    Why Is My Dog Or Cat Running A Fever? Why Is It Cold? 

   Why Is My Dog Or Cat Breathing Abnormally Or Panting?  

    Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s BUN Blood Level High Or Low?  

    Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s BUN:Creatinine Ratio High Or Low?   

    Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Blood Calcium Level High Or Low? 

   Why Are There Microscopic Casts In My Dog Or Cat’s Urine?   

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    Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Blood CBC Abnormal?  

   Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Blood Chloride Level High Or Low?   

    Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Blood Cholesterol Level High Or Low?  

    Why Are My Dog And Cat’s Cholinesterase Blood Levels Low Or High?  

    Why Are My Dog Or Cat’s CK Levels High Or Low? Creatine kinase 

 

    Why Are My Dog Or Cat’s Blood CO2 Levels High Or Low?  

    Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Blood Clotting Time Delayed?  

   Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Coagulation Time Increased? (slow to clot)  

    Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Blood cholesterol Level High Or Low?  

    Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Blood Cobalamin Vitamin B-12 Level Low?   

    Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Coombs Test Positive?   

    Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Resting Cortisol Levels High Or Low?  

   Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Urine Cortisol:Creatinine Ratio Abnormal?  

    Why Are My Dog Or Cat’s cPL Test Results High?  

    Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s C-Reactive Protein Level High?   

   Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Blood Creatinine Level High Or Low?  

    The Creatinine Level Of Your Dog And Cat’s Urine And Why It Is Important  

     Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Capillary Refill Time Prolonged?  

    Why Are There Crystals In My Dog Or Cat’s Urine?  

    Trypsin-like Immunoreactivity Levels In Your Dog And Cat cTLI and fTLI   

     Why Has A D-dimer Test Been Run On My Dog Or Cat’s Blood?   

    Why Are My Dog Or Cat’s Dexamethasone Suppression Test Results Abnormal?   

    Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Differential WBC Count Abnormal?   

     Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Blood Electrolyte Balance Abnormal?    

    Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Eosinophil Count High Or Low?   

    Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate ESR Increased?   

     Why Is My Dog’s Fca1-PL Test High?   

    Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Fibrinogen Level High Or Low?   

     Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Blood Folate Level Low?   

     Why Are My Cat’s fPL Test Results High?   

    Why Are My Dog Or Cat’s Free T4 Levels High or Low?    

     Why Are My Cat And Dog’s Blood Fructosamine Level High?  

     Why Are My Dog And Cat’s GDH Levels High? 

     Why Are My Dog And Cat’s Blood GGT Levels High Or Low?   

      Why Are My Dog Or Cat’s Blood Globulin Levels Low Or High?  

    Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Blood Glucose Level High Or Low?   

     Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Urine Glucose Positive?  

      Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Glycosylated Hemoglobin Level High Or Low?  

     Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Heart Rate Or Pulse Fast Or Slow?   

     Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Hematocrit Hct Low Or High?   

     Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Blood Hemoglobin Level Low Or High?   

    Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Blood Sample Hemolyzed?   

     Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Icterus Index High?  

    Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Blood Insulin Level Low Or High?   

    Why Would My Dog Or Cat’s Blood Ionized Calcium Level Be Low Or High?   

     Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Serum Iron Level Low Or High?  

     Why Would My Dog Or Cat’s Blood Total Iron Binding Capacity Be Low Or High?   

    Why Is There Ketone In My Dog Or Cat’s Urine?   

     Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s LDH Blood Level High?  

    Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Blood Lipase Level High?   

    Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Blood Lipemia Index High?  

     Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Blood Lymphocyte Count High Or Low?  

     Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Blood Magnesium Level Low Or High?    

    Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Red Blood Cell MCH Value Low Or High?   

     Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Red Blood Cell MCHC Value Low Or High?   

     Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Average Red Blood Cell MCV Value High Or Low?   

     Why Are The Number of Monocytes In My Dog Or Cat’s Blood High?   

    Your Dog Or Cat’s Bone Marrow Myeloid/Erythroid ME Ratio  

     Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Blood Or Urine Myoglobin Level High?  

      Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Blood Sodium to Potassium Ratio Abnormal?   

     Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Neutrophil Count High Or Low?   

     Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Band Neutrophil Count High Or Low?   

     Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Urine Nitrite Positive?  

     Why Is The Osmolality Or Osmolarity Of My Dog Or Cat’s Blood Abnormal?   

    Should My Pet’s Blood Analysis be “In House” Or Sent To A Laboratory?   

     Why Does My Dog Or Cat’s Urine Contain Oxalate Crystals?   

      Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s PCV Low Or High?  

      Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Blood pH High Or Low?   

      Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Blood Phosphorus Level High Or Low?    

     Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Urine pH Higher Or Lower Than It Should Be?  

     Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Blood Thrombocyte/Platelet Count Low Or High?   

      Why Is My Cat Or Dog’s PLI Pancreatic Lipase Immunoreactivity High?   

      Why Were Poikilocytes Seen In My Dog Or Cat’s Blood?   

      Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Blood Potassium Level High Or Low? 

     Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s ProBNP Test Abnormal?  

     Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Urine Protein To Creatinine Ratio (UPC) High?   

      Why Was Protein Found In My Dog Or Cat’s Urine?   

      Why Are My Dog Or Cat’s PTH Parathyroid Gland Hormone Level Too High or Too Low?   

      Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Prothrombin Time Increased?   

      Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Pulse or Heart Rate Faster Or Slower Than It Should Be?   

      Why Are My Dog Or Cat’s Red Blood Cell Numbers Lower Or Higher Than Normal?   

      Why Might My Dog Or Cat’s Red Blood Cell Distribution Width Be Increased?   

      Why Is My Dog and Cat’s Respiratory Rate Faster Or Slower Than It Should Be?   

      Why Is My Cat Or Dog’s Reticulocyte Count Low Or High?   

      Why Are My Dog Or Cat’s SDH Test Results High?   

      Why Are My Dog Or Cat’s SDMA Test Results Abnormal?  

     What Causes Increased Microscopic Sediment In My Dog Or Cat’s Urine?  

     Why Might My Dog Or Cat’s Sed Rate (ESR) Be Increased Or Decreased?  

      The Sodium Level Of Your Dog And Cat’s Blood Na+   

     Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Urine Specific Gravity Too High Or Too Low?    

     Why Are The Results Of My Cat Or Dog’s SSA Test For Urine Protein Leakage Abnormally High?   

      Why Are There Struvite Crystals In My Dog Or Cat’s Urine?    

       Why Are My Dog And Cat’s T3 Thyroid Hormone Levels Low Or High?   

      Why Are My Dog Or Cat’s T4 Levels High Or Low?   

      How Your Dog And Cat’s Laboratory Tests Are Organized  

        Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Thrombin Clot Time Increased?   

      Why Are My Dog Or Cat’s Total Iron Binding Capacity Test Results High Or Low?   

     Why Are My Dog And Cat’s Trypsin-like Immunoreactivity Test Results High or Low?   

     Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Total Blood Protein Level Low Or High? TP  

     Why Are My Dog And Cat’s Blood Triglyceride Levels High Or Low?    

     Why Are My Dog And Cat’s TSH Test Results High Or Low?   

     Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s Blood Serum Sample Turbid Or Cloudy?  

     Why Are My Dog And Cat’s Blood And Urine Uric Acid Levels Abnormally High?   

     Please  Explain My Dog And Cat’s Urinalysis Results  

     Why Is There Urobilinogen In My Dog Or Cat’s Urine?   

     Why Are My Dog Or Cat’s Vitamin D3 Levels Too Low Or Too High?   

     Von Willibrand Factor Deficiency In Your Dog Or Even Your Cat   

     Why Is My Dog Or Cat’s White Blood Cell Count High Or Low?    

      Why Are There White Blood Cells In My Dog Or Cat’s Urine?  

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