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Table 1 Laboratory results at presentation and at 1 year of follow up

From: Bartonella endocarditis and diffuse crescentic proliferative glomerulonephritis with a full-house pattern of immune complex deposition

  Presentation Follow-up Reference Range
Hemoglobin (g/dl) 7.7 13 12.0–15.0
WBC (× 109/L) 7.2 8.6 3.6–10.6
Platelet (×109/L) 192 387 150–450
BUN (mg/dl) 64 19 5.0–20.0
Creatinine (mg/dl) 2.5 0.68 0.4–0.9
eGFR(ml/min/1.73m2) 27.6 88 ≥ 90
Total protein (g/dl) 6 NA 6.7–8.2
Albumin (g/dl) 2.7 4.5 3.5–4.7
LDH (units/L) 365 NA 140–270
ALT (uints/L) 3 NA 7–52
ESR (mm/hr) 32 NA 0–20
CRP (mg/dl) 5.2 NA ≤ 1.0
Complement C3 (mg/dl) 34 NA 65–180
Complement C4 (mg/dl) 10 NA 13–52
Anti-nuclear antibody <  1:80 NA < 1:80
Anti-dsDNA antibody (IU/ml) 0.8 NA 0–9.9
Smith antibody negative NA negative
anti-RNP antibodies negative NA negative
cardiolipin antiobody (mPL unit) negative NA 0–9.9
ANCA negative NA negative
Anti-MPO (AU/ml) 0 NA 0–19
Anti-PR3 (AU/ml) 0 NA 0–19
Urine protein (mg/dl) 500 100 0–15
Urine protein creatinin ratio 12.8 0.98 <  0.2
Urine RBC (/HPF) >  100 3–5 0–2
Urine WBC (/HPF) 51–100 0–5 0–5
  1. Abbreviations: ALT alanine aminotransferease, ANCA antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies, Anti-MPO anti-myeloperoxidase antibodies, Anti-PR3 anti-proteinase-3 antibodies, Anti-RNP antinuclear ribonucleoprotein antibodies, BUN blood urea nitrogen, CRP C-reactive protein, ESR Eerythrocyte sedimentation rate, eGFR estimated glomerular filtration rate, HPF high power field, LDH Lactate dehydrogenase, RBC red blood cells, WBC white blood cells