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Table 1 Initial investigations

From: Dengue hemorrhagic fever presenting as encephalitis: a case report

Investigation Results
White blood cells (WBC) 12,070/mm3 (N, 90.3%; L, 7.5%)
Hemoglobin (Hb) 13.5 g/dl
Pack cell volume (PCV) 40.6%
Platelets (PLT) 189,000/mm3
Aspartate aminotransferase (AST) 31.5 U/L
Alanine aminotransferase (ALT) 30.8 U/L
Serum creatine (S. Cr) 128 umol/L
Serum albumin (Alb) 44 g/dL
Serum sodium (Na) 136 mmol/L
Serum potassium (K) 3.8 mmol/L
Magnesium (Mg) 1.07 mmol/
Corrected calcium (Ca) 2.4 mmol/L
Random blood sugar (RBS) 5.7 mmol/L
C-reactive protein (CRP) 3.9 mg/L
  1. Electrocardiography, urine full report, clotting profile, and chest X-ray were normal
  2. L lymphocytes, N neutrophils