Table 1

Laboratory values at admission in the other hospital (day 1) and after transfer to our hospital (day 16).

Measurement

Day 1

Day 9

Day 16

Normal range


Hemoglobin

7.4 mmol/L

8.7-11.1 mmol/L


Leukocyte count

4.7 × 109/L

12 × 109/L

4.0-10.0 × 109/L


Sodium

128 mmol/L

135-145 mmol/L


Potassium

4.0 mmol/L

3.5-5.0 mmol/L


Alkaline phosphatase

107 U/L


CSF protein

0.42 g/L

1.43 g/L

0.18-0.58 g/L


CSF glucose

2.5 mmol/L

1.8 mmol/L

2.1-3.7 mmol/L


CSF erythrocytes

100/μL

853/μL

None


CSF leukocytes

0-1/μL

82/μL

0-5/μL


CSF granulocytes

-

77%


CSF lymphocytes

-

23%


CSF L:E-ratio

1:100

1:10

< 1:100


CSF: cerebrospinal fluid; CSF L:E-ratio: ratio between leukocytes and erythrocytes in the cerebrospinal fluid. Normal values for our hospital are provided in the last column.

Ramdhani et al. Journal of Medical Case Reports 2010 4:304   doi:10.1186/1752-1947-4-304

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