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Table 1 Acute phase reactants levels during the clinical course of disease

From: Acute haematogenous community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus osteomyelitis in an adult: Case report and review of literature

Time from hospitalization On admission 1 week 2 week 1 month 2nd month 3 month 5 month 6 month 10 month 14 month
WBC x 109/L 17.7 21.9 18.5 10.2 5.4 6.8 6.9 8.3 8.7 9.1
ESR (mm/h) >140   >140 125 122 93 34 16 14 25
C-reactive protein (mg/dl) 45.6   19.8 9.1 7.5 2.6   1 1 0.8