Table 1

Liver function and full blood count results

Laboratory Findings

Initial assessment

After 2 days of prednisolone

Admission for splenectomy

On treatment


Albumin (g/l)

29

31

36

44

Bilirubin (╬╝mol/l)

52

25

26

21

Alkaline Phosphatase (IU/l)

2191

1345

966

578

Alanine Transferase (IU/l)

114

89

57

287

Haemoglobin (g/dl)

9.0

8.6

9.8

16.6

White cell count (109/l)

2.2

4.4

1.3

5.0

Neutrophils (109/l)

1.47

3.00

0.76

4.0

Lymphocytes (109/l)

0.43

0.91

0.31

0.51

Platelets (109/l)

223

316

127

162


Mclean-Tooke et al. BMC Clinical Pathology 2007 7:1   doi:10.1186/1472-6890-7-1

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