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Table 2 Haematological, microbiological and biochemical tests before surgery

From: A retrospective study to assess the evaluation of living related kidney donors and their outcomes following nephrectomy at Kenyatta National Hospital

Parameter Mean (SD) Normal range
Renal assessment
 GFR 99.2 (6.6) >90 mls/min/1.73m2
 Urea 4.8 (1.7) 2.5–7.1 mmol/l
 Creatinine 104.0 (19.9) 60–125 umol/l
Electrolytes
 Na+ 139.4 (6.1) 135–145 mEq/L
 K+ 4.3 (0.5) 3.5–5.5 mEq/L
 Cl 101.0 (1.4) 95–105 mEq/L
 Ca2+ 2.4 (0.9) 4.5–5.5 mEq/L
 Po4 1.4 (1.1) 2.5–4.5 mg/dL
Lipid profile
 HDL 1.8 (0.2) >1.17 mmol/L
 LDL 2.3 (0.8) <2.3 mmol/L
 TG 1.6 (0.6) <1.7 mmol/L
 Total cholesterol 3.7 (0.7) <5 mmol/L
Liver function test
 AST 33.2 (6.3) 0–42 u/L
 ALT 24.4 (8.2) 0–42 u/L
 ALP 48.2 (22.5) 25–100 u/L
 GGT 48.3 (15.7) 8–65 u/L
 Total bilirubin 15.1 (6.9) 5–17 umol/L
 Direct bilirubin 6.1 (2.3) 0–7 umol/L
 Indirect bilirubin 5.6 (0.8) 1–17 umol/L
 Albumin 38.6 (3.9) 35–55 g/L
 Total protein 67.3 (7.3) 67–78 g/L
 Fasting glucose 4.7 (0.4) 3.8–6.1 mmol/L
Haematological profile
 WBC 6.9 (2.1) 4.5–11 × 109/L
 Hb 13.2 (1.2) 12–17.5 g/dL
 Platelet count 289.9 (85.2) 150–400 × 109/L
Coagulation profile
 Aptt 30.0 (2.0) 25–40 s
 INR 1.1 (0.1) 0.8–1.2
  1. All the tests were within normal range. Renal function, liver function, coagulation profile, lipid profile, coagulation profile, compatibility testing and infectious disease screen were done. Infectious disease screen included: HIV, hepatitis B and C, CMV, VDRL and malaria test
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