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Table 2 Profiles of laboratory investigations

From: Pneumocystis jirovecii-related spontaneous pneumothorax, pneumomediastinum and subcutaneous emphysema in a liver transplant recipient: a case report

  Pre-transplant Day of transplantation 24 months post-transplant Day of hospital admission Day of pneumothorax confirmed Day of discharge from hospital 30 months post-transplant Reference range
Complete blood picture
 white blood cell (wcc, ×109/L) 3.15 6.82 8.97 11.92 22.61 6.91 4.53 3.89–9.93
 Neutrophil (×109/L) 2.30 2.93 8.40 10.51 19.76 4.69 3.17 2.01–7.42
 Lymphocyte (×  109/L) 0.50 0.75 0.43 0.63 1.93 1.66 1.05 1.06–3.61
 Monocyte (×109/L) 0.16 0.22 0.14 0.69 0.83 0.21 0.26 0.18–0.65
 Hemoglobin (Hb, g/dL) 10.1 9.8 10.6 11.6 10.1 9.3 11.3 11.5–14.8
 Platelet (Plt, ×109/L) 116 121 114 265 352 209 126 154–371
Clotting profile
 PT (sec) 13.6 34.8 13.2 13.1 13.3 12.5 12.9  
 INR 1.2 3.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.0 1.1  
 APTT (sec) 30.3 > 110.0 25.7 29.1 26.1 22.5 26.8  
Renal function test
 Sodium (Na, mmol/L) 141 153 139 140 129 139 143 136–148
 Potassium (K, mmol/L) 3.7 4.1 4.7 4.6 4.0 3.5 5.0 3.6–5.0
 Urea (mmol/L) 6.1 9.4 13.4 12.7 14.6 1.7 15.0 2.9–8.0
 Creatinine (umol/L) 62 63 94 158 96 56 80 49–82
Liver function test
 Total protein (g/L) 80 27 66 71 57 62 86 67–87
 Albumin (Alb, g/L) 29 < 10 40 43 30 32 44 39–50
 Globulin (Glo, g/L) 51 19 26 28 27 30 42 26–40
 Bilirubin, total (μmol/L) 126 127 7 21 5 7 8 4–23
 Alkaline phosphatase (ALP, U/L) 264 41 91 92 116 145 115 47–124
 Alanine transaminase (ALT, U/L) 106 1025 57 30 38 52 63 7–36
 Aspartate transaminase (AST, U/L) 147 2339 26 24 63 47 50 14–30
 Gamma-glutamyl transferase (GGT, U/L) 100 42 68 45 NA NA 101 Up to 35
Arterial blood gas NA NA NA   NA NA NA  
 FiO2     21%     
 pH     7.43     7.35–7.45
 pCO2 (kPa)     4.0     4.7–6.0
 pO2 (kPa)     12.7     10.6–14.0
 Bicarbonate (mmol/L)     19     22–26
 Base excess (mmol/L)     −4     −4 - + 2
  1. NA not available