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Table 1 Laboratory data

From: Medium-chain Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency presenting with neonatal pulmonary haemorrhage

Variable At referral from other hospital, Day 2 On admission to this hospital, Day 2 Day 3 Day 12 Normal range
C-reactive protein (mg/dl) <0.1 <0.5 <0.5   <0.5
Haematocrit (%) 42.8 33 42   42 - 60
Haemoglobin (g/dl) 16.3 11.5 14.6   13,5 - 20,5
Mean corpuscular volume (μm3) 92 105.4 102.8   88 - 104
White-cell count (per mm3) 18.4 16.8 13.5   6.0 - 17.5
Platelet count (per mm3) 234000 220000 183000   140,000 - 440,000
Prothrombin time (%)   27 51 79 60 - 100
International normalised ratio   2.64 1.58 1.04  
Partial-thromboplastin time (sec)   131* 30 35 22 - 38
Fibrinogen (mg/dl)   99 113 391 160 - 415
Sodium (mmol/l)   143 134 139 132 - 146
Potassium (mmol/l)   4.67 4.2 4.63 3,5 - 5,0
Chloride (mmol/l)   106   103 94 - 110
Bicarbonate (mmol/l)   16   22 22 - 29
Calcium (mEq/l)   4.2   5.3 4.3 - 5.1
Glucose (mg/dl) 24 167 163 79 70 - 115
Creatinine (mg/dl)   0.85   0.39 0.24 - 0.85
Total bilirubin (mg/dl)   5.31   15.6 1.50 - 12.00
Protein (g/dl)   4.4 5 5.6 4.6 - 6.8
Albumin (g/dl)   3.5 3.6 4 2.8 - 4.4
Alanine aminotransferase (U/l)   29 34   <41
Aspartate aminotransferase (U/l)   59 88   <37
Lactate dehydrogenase (U/l)   1040    240 - 480
Creatine kinase (U/l)   1658    <652
Blood gas analysis      
pH 7.26 7.351 7.115   7.35 - 7.45
pO2 (mmHg)   147 74.9   83 - 108
pCO2 (mmHg)   33.2 72.7   35 - 48
Actual base excess (mmol/l)   -6.4 -8.6   -2.0 - +3.0
Lactate (mmol/l)   1.8 1.4   0.5 - 1.6
  1. *Prolonged partial-thromboplastin time might have been the consequence of heparin in the umbilical catheter when the blood sample was taken. Control sample without heparin 5 hours later showed a partial-thromboplastin time of 34 seconds, a normal value; INR remained prolonged 1.80 and prothrombin time was 41%.