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Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia

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Abstract

PAES, P.R.O. et al. Nuclear left deviation associated with medullary reserve compartment of non exhausted neutrophils in female dogs with pyometra. Arq. Bras. Med. Vet. Zootec. [online]. 2014, vol.66, n.5, pp.1611-1614. ISSN 0102-0935.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1678-7475.

From fifteen female dogs with clinical diagnoses of pyometra, hematological exams were performed at three times: M0 (prior to the surgery), M24 (24h after ovarysalpingohisterectomy-OSH) and M48 (48h after OSH). Anemia was seen in 80% of the cases, characterized as mild normocytic normochromic type. The means of total leukocyte counts were 27.043, 57.940 and 40.139 céls/µL in M0, M24 and M48. A total of80% of the animals presented neutrophilic left shift in all moments. During medullar exams, the cellular, iron reserve and megakaryocytic concentration were raised as well as the ME ratio, showing a value of 26,3:1,0, probably due to the elevation of granular proliferation and maturation compartment, as the mean of the reserve compartment was within normal range. As 83% of the animals with neutrophilic left shift showed a melullary reserve compartment raised, it can be concluded that female dogs with piometra had left shift of neutrophils with disproportionally between compartments, without segmented medullar saturation.

Keywords : pyometra; hematology; bone marrow; left shift; myelogram.

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