Skip to main content

Table 3 Some laboratory parameters of leukemia patients

From: Epstein-Barr virus and cytomegalovirus infections and their clinical relevance in Egyptian leukemic pediatric patients

Laboratory parameter Leukemia group N = 50
  Normal value High risk
N (%)
High risk
Median (range)
1- Liver function test (LFT):
 Serum glutamic-pyruvic transaminase (SGPT) 0-41 IU/L 7 (14) 20.1 (1–317)
 High risk: Level more than 41 IU/L
 Serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase (SGOT) 0-32 IU/L 15 (30) 23.50 (9–273)
 High risk: Level more than 32 IU/L
 Total Bilirubin 0-1.2 mg/dl 1 (2) 0.45 (0.1–1.7)
 High risk: Level more than 1.2 mg/dl
2- Kidney function test (KFT):
 Creatinine 0.8-1.3 mg/dl 3 (6) 0.4 (0.1–2.2)
 High risk: Level more than 1.3 mg/dl
 Uric Acid 3.4-7 mg/dl 3 (6) 3.4 (1–24)
 High risk: Level more than >7 mg/dl
 Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) 125-220 IU/L 47 (94) 907 (11–9635)
 High risk: Level more than 220 IU/L
3- Complete blood count (CBC):
 Hemoglobin concentration (Hb) 11.5-15.5 g/dl 40 (80) 7.4 (3.9–14.1)
 High risk: Level less than <11.5 g/dl
 Total leukocyte count (TLC) 4500-11000 cell/cmm 11 (22) 11950 (1080–731500)
 High risk: Leucopenia <4500cell/cmm
 Platelet count (Plt) 150-440 × 109/l 40 (80) 39.5 (7–694)
 High risk: Thrombocytopenia <150 × 109/l
 Absolute neutrophile count (ANC) 2-7 × 109/l 42(84) 0.13 (0–3.83)
 High risk: Neutropenia <2 × 109/l
 Absolute Monocyte count (AMC) 0.2-1.2 × 109/l 29 (58) 0.11 (0–9.66)
 High risk: Monocytopenia <0.2 × 109/l
 Absolute Lymphocyte count (ALC) 1-3.5 × 109/l 23 (46) 1.2 (0–143.3)
 High risk: Lymphopenia <1 × 109/l
  1. IU/L International unit per liter, mg/dl milligram per deciliter, g/dl gram per deciliter