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Table 1 Initial investigation summary

From: Acute disseminated melioidosis giving rise to pneumonia and renal abscesses complicated with thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura in a post partum woman: a case report

Investigation On admission Day 6
Haemoglobin 10.2 g/dl 7.3 g/dl
WBC count 11.4 × 109/l 23.8 × 109/l
Neutrophils 90.6% 92%
Platelets 74,000/µl 47,000/µl
CRP 96 mg/l 185 mg/l
ESR 100 mm 1st h  
pH 7.31  
Partial pressure of carbon dioxide 28 mmHg  
Partial pressure of oxygen 68 mmHg  
HCO3 14.1 mmol/l  
Lactate 5.4 mmol/l  
Urine full report Pus cells—5–6 per high power field, red blood cells—25–30 per high power field, proteins—nil, Sugar—nil  
Serum creatinine 116 µmol/l 122 µmol/l
Serum sodium 134 mmol/l 144 mmol/l
Serum potassium 4 mmol/l 4.1 mmol/l
Aspartate aminotransferase 53 U/l 84 U/l
Alanine transaminase 50 U/l 52 U/l
International normalized ratio 1.0 1.1
Activated partial thromboplastin time 29 s 27 s