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Table 2 Laboratory investigation findings

From: Extensive haemorrhagic necrosis of liver is an unpredictable fatal complication in dengue infection: a postmortem study

  Patient 1 Patient 2 Patient 3 Patient 4 Patient 5
Platelets (×109/L) 12 4 16 17 11
PCV % 40% 42 44.9 37 47.2
ALT (IU/L) 1473.9 400 3340 1771  
AST (IU/L)    11040 715 1207
INR 2.77 2.51 1.96 1.94 2.50
Bilirubin (μmolL) 45.55 37.35 51.74   
NS1 antigen Positive Positive Positive Positive Positive
Dengue IgM Positive Positive Positive Positive Not done
  1. PCV – packed cell volume, ALT- alanine aminotransferase, AST – aspartate aminotransferase, INR- international normalized ratio.