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Table 1 Laboratory results of the patient

From: Acute liver failure complication of brucellosis infection: a case report and review of the literature

Laboratories Result Reference value
At presentation Day 2 Day 3 Day 5 Day 7 Day 8
Hemoglobin 15.2 13.7 11.6 13.1 11.4 11.2 12–16 gr/dl
Hematocrit 43 40 33 38 34 33 36–43%
Platelets 38.700 21.000 37.200 48.200 63.400 80.000 140–440 × 103 × mm3
Leukocytes 32.160 12.160 7.600 6.560 8.370 10.330 4.5–10.5 × 103 × mm3
Neutrophils 19 42   31 51 32 35–70%
Lymphocytes 35 49   75 35 10 20–45%
INR 2.13   1.82 1.41   1.15  
PTT   52.1 44.9 39.5 36.8 30.5 Control 30 seconds
Total bilirubin 35 15.9 13.2 10.4 4.4 4.5 0–1 mg/dl
Direct bilirubin 27.5 12.4 11.0 8.5 3.4 3.2 0–0.3 mg/dl
Indirect bilirubin 7.7 2.8 2.2 1.9 0.87 1.30 0–0.7 mg/dl
AST (SGOT) 53 48 65 62 53 45 0–32 UI/ml
ALT (SGPT) 57 56 50 44 62 56 0–31 UI/ml
Alkaline Phosphatase 616   665    613 35–104 UI/ml
Creatinine 1.05   2.3 1.62 1.6 1.3 0.4–1.4 mg/dl
Urea nitrogen 13.9   61.9 42.3 41.0 38.5 4.6–23.4 g/dl
Albumin   1.9      3.4–4.8 gr/dl
Potassium   4.6   3.97 4.4   3.5–4.5 mEq/L
Sodium   136 138 135 138   135–148 mEq/L
Calcium   7.4      8.6–10.2 g/dl
Chlorine   105 108     98–107 mEq/L
DHL   459      240–480 UI/ml
GGT   226      5–39 UI/L
Glycemia    74     70–110 mg/dl
HIV serology     Negative    
Blood cultures     Negative    
Peripheral blood Smear Microcytosis, mild anisocytosis. White line with lots of reactive lymphocytes. Hypochromia
  1. ALT alanine aminotransferase, AST aspartate aminotransferase, DHL, GGT gamma-glutamyltransferase, INR international normalized ratio, PTT partial thromboplastin time, SGOT serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase, SGPT serum glutamic pyruvic transaminase