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Table 1 Laboratory findings during the course of the syndrome

From: Acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet's syndrome) in a child, associated with a rotavirus infection: a case report

Laboratory parameters 5th day of illness (admission to another hospital) 15th day of illness (admission to our hospital) 17th day of illness (initiation of prednisone) 20th day of illness
(3rd day on prednisone)
57th day of illness (termination of prednisone)
Leukocytes (/μl) 26,500 25,050 22,770 15,550 13,140
Neutrophils (%) 47 71 74 54 19
Lymphocytes (%) 40 21 18 32 73
Hemoglobin (g/dl) 11.9 9.8 9.2 9.5 14.2
Platelets (/μl) 559,000 986,000 807,000 889,000 491,000
ESR (mm/1st hour) 57 100 102 59 4
CRP (mg/l) 100 30 60 12 3
Blood urea nitrogen (mg/dl) 22 11 13 14 21
Serum creatinine (mg/dl) 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5
Serum potassium (meq/l) 4.8 4.3 3.6 3.5 4.5
Serum sodium (meq/l) 137 135 135 135 138
AST (IU/l) 37 46 34 27 42
ALT (IU/l) 11 17 21 22 15