Table 1

Laboratory investigations of the patient

Full blood countResultsNormal values
Haemoglobin121g/L130–170
White cell count9.7109/L4.0–10.0
Platelet count195109/L150–400
Haematocrit36%40–50
Red cell count4.391012/L5.00–6.00
Mean cell volume83fL83–101
Mean cell Hb28.0pg27–32
Neutrophils7.49109/L1.5–6.5
Lymphocytes1.28109/L1.1–3.5
Monocytes0.72109/L0.21–0.92
Eosinophils0.15109/L0.02–0.67
Basophils0.05109/L0.00–0.13
ESR6mm/hour1–30
Serum biochemistry
CRP3mg/L0–5
Estimated GFR31mL/min
Sodium139mmol/L133–146
Potassium3.9mmol/L3.5–5.3
Urea*9.4mmol/L2.5–7.8
Creatinine*165umol/L59–104
Total protein66g/L60–80
Albumin43g/L35–50
Calcium*2.17mmol/L2.25–2.55
Corrected calcium*2.15mmol/L2.20–2.60
Inorganic phosphate1.07mmol/L0.8–1.5
Total bilirubin10umol/L0–21
Alkaline phosphatase99IU/L30–130
Alanine transaminase16IU/L5–41
Glucose5.7mmol/L
Serum vitamin B12501ng/L197–771
Vitamin D81.1nmol/L25–50
Clotting profile and D-dimer
INR—clotting profile0.9Ratio0.8–1.2
APTT—clotting profile30s22–30
D-dimer779ng/mL500
  • APTT, activated partial thromboplastin clotting time; CRP, C-reactive protein; ESR, erythrocyte sedimentation rate; GFR, glomerular filtration rate; INR, international normalized ratio.