Table 2

Thyroid function test, serial vitamin D levels and parathormone levels, early morning cortisol levels, and coeliac screen results

Test done with referring GP (pre-hospital)Day 1 (of hospital stay)Day 2Day 3Day 7
TSH, mIU/L (0.40–5.00)2.10
Free T4, pmol/L (9.0–19.0)11
Vitamin D, nmol/L>400Embedded Image>400Embedded Image>400Embedded Image
PTH, pmol/L (1.6–7.2)3.53.1
Cortisol, nmol/L (140–690)506
IgA TTG antibodies, U/mL0.5
IgG TTG antibodies, U/mL<0.1
  • Reference ranges for both IgA and IgG TTG antibodies: <7 U/mL, negative; 7–10 U/mL, equivocal; >10 U/mL, positive.

  • The ! indicates an abnormal value but does not indicate whether this significant and is no measure of severity.

  • GP, general practitioner; Ig, immunoglobulin; PTH, parathyroid hormone; T4, thyroxine; TSH, thyroid-stimulating hormone ; TTG, tissue transglutaminase.