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Table 1 Timeline of pertinent laboratory data

From: Hemolysis as a rare but potentially life-threatening complication of hemodialysis: a case report

  0 hour 5 hours 48 hours Day 5 Day 10
Hemoglobin (gm/dL) * * 12.1 11.1 10.4
Hematocrit (%) 10 10 33.3 33.8 30.6
Platelet (microliter) 487,000 79,000 clumping 80,000 196,000
Lactate dehydrogenase (IU/L) N/A * 1722 664 N/A
Haptoglobin (mg/dL) N/A * <31 120 N/A
  1. *Interference of laboratory values was a result of free hemoglobin producing a red discoloration of the serum even after centrifugation.
  2. N/A: not available. Test was not ordered at that time.