Laboratory values

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Normal vitals:

  • Life span - Up to 12 years
  • Body temperature - 37.5 - 39.0º C (100-104º F)
  • Heart rate - 200 - 300 bpm
  • Respiratory rate - 32 - 60 bpm
  • Sexual maturity - 12 - 24 weeks (breed variability)


Normal lab values

Normal laboratory values for lagomorphs[1]

PCV (%) 33 - 48 Alk Phos (U/l) 10 - 70
RBC (106/μl) 4 - 7 Amylase (U/l) 200 - 500
Hb (g/dl) 10 - 15 ALT (U/l) 25 - 65
MCV (fl) 59 - 67 AST (U/l) 10 - 98
MCHC (%) 30 - 35 CPK (U/l) 0.2 - 2.5
MCH (pg) 19 - 23 LDH (U/l) 33.5 - 129
Reticulocytes (%) 2 - 4 Total protein (g/dl) 5.4 - 7.5
WBC (103/μl) 5 - 12 Albumin (g/dl) 2.7 - 5.0
Neutrophil (%) 30 - 50 Globulin (g/dl) 1.5 - 2.7
Lymphocyte (%) 30 - 60 BUN (mg/dl) 5 - 25
Monocyte (%) 2 - 10 Creatinine (mg/dl) 0.5 - 2.6
Eosinophil (%) 0 - 5 Total Bilirubin (mg/dl) 0.2 - 0.5
Basophil (%) 0 - 8 Glucose (mg/dl) 75 - 140
Platelets (103/μl) 250 - 600 Cholesterol (mg/dl) 10 - 100
Triglycerides (mg/dl) 50 - 200
Sodium (mEq/l) 138 - 150
Chloride (mEq/l) 92 - 120
Potassium (mEq/l) 3.5 - 7.0
Calcium (mg/dl) 6.0 - 12.5 (14.0)
Phosphorus (mg/dl) 4 - 6
Prolactin 2.7 - 4.0 ng/ml



  1. Tufts Uni