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Table 1 Initial and follow-up biochemistry values based on routine diagnostic tests

From: Recurrent lymphocytic myocarditis in a young male with ulcerative colitis

Parameter Initial admission Initial discharge Readmission Final discharge Reference Unit
Leucocytes (WBCs) 16.25 9.11 8.71 6.78 3.6–9.2 /nl
Red Blood Cells (RBCs) 2.63 4.14 4.97 5.08 4.5–5.6 /pl
Hemoglobin (Hb) 7.60 12.00 14.30 14.6 13.7–17 g/dl
Hematocrit (Hct) 0.22 0.37 0.42 0.421 0.4–0.5 l/l
Mean Corpuscular Volume (MCV) 82.90 89.40 83.70 82.9 83–98 fl
Mean Corpuscular Hemoglobin (MCH) 28.90 29.00 28.80 28.7 28–33 pg
Mean Corpuscular Hemoglobin Concentration (MCHC) 34.90 32.40 34.40 34.7 32–36 g/dl
Platelets 499 321 263 224 140–320 /nl
Mean Platelet Volumen (MPV) 9.00 9.20 9.70 10.2 9.4–12.2 fl
Prothrombin Time (PT or Quick) 48 96 98 97 70–130 %
International Normalized Ratio (INR) 1.45 1.04 1.02 1.02   
Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time (aPTT) 28.60 26.30 27.10 26.8 24.4–32 sec
Fibrinogen 557 448 566 386 210–400 mg/dl
Sodium 127 138 142 142 136–145 mmol/l
Potassium 5.60 4.80 4.60 4.7 3.5–5.1 mmol/l
Calcium 1.94 2.29 2.38 2.48 2.08–2.6 mmol/l
Magnesium 0.78 0.83 0.79 0.81 0.66–1.0 mmol/l
Phosphate 4.40 4.40 2.80 3.2 2.7–4.5 mg/dl
Creatinine 1.43 0.84 1.24 1.32 0.9–1.3 mg/dl
Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN) 42.00 21.00 22.00 22 6–19.8 mg/dl
Creatinine Kinase (CK) 418 13 45 59 38–174 U/l
Creatinine Kinase –MB (CK-MB) 61     <25 U/l
Creatinine Kinase –MB% (CK-MB %) 15      %
Troponin I 7.60 0.04 0.42 0.08 0–0.1 ng/ml
Myoglobin 664 21 30 20 10–67 μg/l
Aspartat Aminotransferase (ASAT) 253 19 15 21 0– < 50 U/l
Alanine Aminotranseferase (ALAT) 166 40 28 42 <50 U/l
Gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase (GGT) 119 79 33 84 <55 U/l
Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) 565 183 142 138 100–247 U/l
C-reactive protein (CRP) 27.60 0.70 4.10 0.6 <0.5 mg/dl
Brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) 4744.70 462.30 108.60 60.5 0–100 pg/ml
Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR) (MDRD) 62 114 73 68   ml/min/1.73 q