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

Lab Case 21 – Interpretation


1. Critically unwell patient with septic shock

Source – Respiratory, other

2. Breast Cancer

Is patient on Chemotherapy – consider febrile Neutropaenia

Is there metastatic disease Continue reading