Lab Case 31 – Interpretation

1.Describe the abnormalities

severe sepsis in returning traveller- hypotension, tachycardia, fever

Aneamia, thrombocytopaenia, normal white cell count with high lymphocytes in setting of sepsis (decrease in two cell lines)

Mild hyponatraemia, moderate pre renal failure ( Urea increase >> Creatinine)

Moderate reduction in HCO3 – acidaemia, unwell patient Continue reading

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Lab Case 30 – Interpretation

1. Describe the relevant biochemical abnormalities

Elevated bilirubin – jaundice (require direct vs indirect)

Markedly elevated ALT >> GGT/ALP – transaminitis, indicating hepatocellular damage

Normal Albumin – marker of synthetic function Normal FBC/UEC Continue reading

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