Table 1

Time course of laboratory parameters
Parameters (reference range) 2 months before admission Admission Day 3 Day 6 Day 7 Day 8 Day 11 Day 13
Red Blood Cell (4.5-6,00 106/μl) 4.82 5.53 4.70 4.46 - 4.17 4.15 -
White Blood Cell (4.5-10,00 103/μl) 9.15 18.94 15.49 11.26 - 9.16 8.37 -
Neutrophil (1.8-7.5 103/μl) 4.21 16.36 11.29 7.51 - 5.70 4.37 -
Platelet (150–400 103/μl) 322 121 126 183 - 255 367 -
AST (<40 U/l) 40 40 33 85 - 69 36 -
ALT (<41 U/l) 68 74 53 131 - 108 61 -
GGT (<60 U/l) 35 36 24 35 - - - -
Total Bilirubin (<1.2 mEq/l) 1.11 1.15 1.21 - - - - 0.22
Lactate dehydrogenase (135–225 U/l) - 211 244 240 - - - -
Prothrombin activity (80-130%) 91 97 92 84 - 91 92 -
INR (0.87-1.12) 1.08 1.02 1.05 1.10 - 1.06 1.05 -
aPTT (25.1-36.5 sec) 30.9 23.0 22.8 26.7 26.1 25.5 30.7 -
aPTT Ratio (0.84-1.22) 1.01 0.77 0.76 0.89 0.87 0.85 1.02 -
Fibrinogen (200–450 mg/dl) 347 344 404 - 329 367 333 -
Antithrombin (83-128%) 95 67 - 68 98 112 72 96
D-dimer (< 0.3 mg/dl) - - - 5.74 3.29 2.86 1.23 1.07
C-Reactive Protein (< 0.500 mg/dl) - - 13.700 - - - - -
Albumin (3.6-4.9 g/dl) 3.7 - 2.8 - - - - 3.3

Abbreviations: AST aspartate aminotransferase; ALT alanine aminotransferase; GGT gamma glutamyltransferase; INR international normalized ratio; aPTT activated partial thromboplastin time; aPTT Ratio activated partial thromboplastin ratio.

Mantarro et al.

Mantarro et al. BMC Geriatrics 2012 12:69   doi:10.1186/1471-2318-12-69

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