Table 1 Summary of different laboratory parameters and diagnostic tests
Laboratory tubesExamined parametersTechnical devices or external laboratory
Li-heparinchemistry profile (Glu, Bun, Cr, Bun/Cr, CK, Phos, Ca, TP, Alb, Glob, Alb/Glob, ALT, ALKP, GGT, TBil, Chol, Amy, Lip)aIDEXX Catalyst Dx
NaFlactateSynlab Laboratory Trier
K-EDTAhematologyIDEXX ProCyte Dx
K-EDTAacylcarnitine screening, multichannel analyzer scan (MCA)Screening-Labor Hannover
K-EDTAbrain natriuretic peptide (BNP)Cardiopet IDEXX
Urineurine specific gravity, leukocytes, nitrite, urobilinogen, protein,pH, erythrocytes, ketones, bilirubin, glucoseMultistix Siemens Healthcare
  • a Glucose (Glu), urea (Bun); creatinine (Cr); creatine kinase (CK); phosphorous (P); calcium (Ca), total protein (TP); albumin (Alb); globulin (Glob); alanine aminotransferease (ALT); alkaline phosphatase (ALKP); gamma-glutamyltransferase (GGT); bilirubin (TBil); cholesterol (Chol); amylase (Amy); lipase (Lip)