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Table 1 Laboratory test results on admission

From: A case of Castleman disease with hemophagocytic syndrome derived from HHV8 infection

Test item Test value Normal range
White blood cell counts (109/L) 2.85 3.5–9.5
Neutrophil counts (109/L) 1.26 2.0–7.5
Neutrophils percentage (%) 59.6 40–75
Lymphocyte percentage (%) 30.9 20–50
Hemoglobin (g/L) 82 130–175
Platelets (109/L) 67 125–350
Blood urea (mmol/L) 6.68 2.9–8.2
Creatinine (μmol/L) 74 57–97
Alanine transarninase (U/L) 21 9–50
Glutamic–oxaloacetic transaminase (U/L) 27 15–40
Total bilirubin (μmol/L) 15.2 5–21
Direct bilirubin (μmol/L) 6.8 < 7
Albumin (g/L) 27.9 40–55
Triglycerides(mmol/L) 2.94 0.45–1.69
Lactate dehydrogenase (U/L) 242 120–250
CD4 cell counts (cells /μL) 48 600–800
Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (mm/hr) 70 0–15
High-sensitivity C-reactive protein (mg/L) 167.3 0–3
Procalcitonin (ng/mL) 2.98 < 0.1
Plasma (1,3) beta-d-glucan (pg/mL) 28.3 < 60
Serum galactomannan antigen Negative Negative
Cryptococcus antigen Negative Negative
Anti-EBV-EA immunoglobulin M antibody Negative Negative
Anti-EBV-VCA immunoglobulin M antibody Negative Negative
Anti-CMV immunoglobulin M antibody Negative Negative
Anti-Mycoplasma immunoglobulin M antibody Negative Negative
Anti-Chlamydia immunoglobulin M antibody Negative Negative
EBV DNA (copies/mL) < 500 < 500
CMV DNA (copies/mL) < 500 < 500
HIV RNA loads(copies/mL) 8596 < 500
Soluble CD25(IU/mL) 952.4 13.1–43.7
Serum Ferritin(μg/L) 2902 15–200
  1. EBV: Epstein Barr virus, CMV: cytomegalovirus, EA: early antigen, VCA: viral capsid antigen, HIV: Human Immunodeficiency Virus