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Table 2 Laboratory data at diagnosis of hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis and lymphoma

From: Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma in an adolescent female presenting with Epstein-Barr virus-driven hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis: a case report

  Reference range Diagnosis of HLH Diagnosis of lymphoma
Hemoglobin (g/dL) 12 to 15.5 7.7 9.6
White blood cells (×109/L) 3.5 to 10.5 0.3 3.1
Absolute neutrophil count (×109/L) 1.7 to 7.0 0 2.39
Platelets (×109/L) 150 to 450 17 99
Ferritin (mcg/L) 11 to 307 4,485 1,749
Fibrinogen (mg/dl) 200 to 430 309  
Aspartate transaminase (U/L) 8 to 43 146 38
Alanine transaminase (U/L) 7 to 45 264 45
Total bilirubin (mg/dL) 0.1 to 1.0 6.5 0.7
Direct bilirubin (mg/dL) 0.0 to 0.3 4.4 0.4
Triglycerides (mg/dL) - 341 -
Epstein-Barr virus copies - 20,500 1,500
Soluble CD25 (U/mL) 45 to 1105 39,322 -
  1. HLH: hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis.