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Table 1 Laboratory examination for the both admissions

From: Recurrent spontaneous pneumothoraces and vaping in an 18-year-old man: a case report and review of the literature

  First admission Second admission
Metabolic parameters
 Sodium (mmol/L) 139 140
 Potassium (mmol/L) 3.6 3.8
 Chloride (mmol/L) 101 105
 Carbon dioxide (mmol/L) 27 23
 BUN (mg/dL) 16 11
 Creatinine (mg/dL) 1.06 0.91
 Glucose (mg/dL) 96 98
 Albumin (g/dL) 4.5 4.2
 Bilirubin (direct) (mg/dL) 0.3 < 0.2
 Bilirubin (total) (mg/dL) 1.6 0.7
 Total protein (g/dL) 6.9 6.9
 Alanine aminotransferase (SGPT) (U/L) 7 8
 Aspartate aminotransferase (SGOT) (U/L) 17 18
 Alkaline phosphatase (U/L) 55 46
Blood gases
 pH, venous 7.35 7.34
 pCO2, venous (mmHg) 52 51
Complete blood count
 White blood cell count (k/μL) 8.43 5.42
 Platelet count (k/μL) 192 189
 Red blood cell count (M/μL) 4.66 4.65
 Hemoglobin (g/dL) 14.7 14.5
 Hematocrit (%) 42.7 42.7
 Mean corpuscular volume (fL) 91.6 91.8
 Red cell distribution width (%) 12.5 12.4
Blood differential – absolute
 Neutrophils 2.48
 Eosinophils 0.13
 Basophils 0.04
 Monocytes 0.61
 Lymphocytes 2.16
  1. BUN blood urea nitrogen, pCO2 partial pressure of carbon dioxide, SGOT serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase, SGPT serum glutamic pyruvic transaminase