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Table 1 Trend of laboratory values over the course of hospitalization

From: Hemochromatosis, alcoholism and unhealthy dietary fat: a case report

Laboratory test Day 1 Day 8 Day 16 Day 23 Reference range with units
WBC 31.6 50.5 84 48.6 4.5–10.0 10 × 3/μL
RBC 3.08 2.95 2.64 2.10 4.00–5.00 10 × 6/μL
Platelets 172 370 309 176 140–400 10 × /μL
Hemoglobin 10.1 9.6 8.7 7.0 12.0–16.0 g/dL
Hematocrit 27.9 29.3 27.2 20.3 39.0–54.0%
MCV 90.6 99.3 103 96.7 80–99 fl
MCH 32.8 32.5 33 33.3 27–34 pg
MCHC 36.2 32.8 32 34.5 32–36 g/dL
RDW 18.1 23.2 24.6 22.8 39.0–54.0%
INR 1.5 2.2 1.3 1.9 0.1–1.4
BUN 1 5 38 104 7–17 mg/dL
Creatinine 0.55 0.53 0.73 4.28 0.55–1.02 mg/dL
Total bilirubin 8.7 10.3 17.4 24.7 0.2–1.3 mg/dL
Direct bilirubin 7.4   11.3   0.0–0.2 mg/dL
AST 90 64 45 71 15.00–37.00 U/L
ALT 30 23 27 12 12–78 U/L
ALKP 420 383 245 168 46–116 U/L
  1. WBC white blood cells, RBC red blood cells, MCV cytomegalovirus, MCHC mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration, RDW red cell distribution width, BUN blood urea nitrogen, AST aspartate aminotransferase, ALT alanine aminotransferase, ALKP alkaline phosphatase