Table 1

 Baseline blood investigation with normal reference range

ResultReference range
Haematology
    Haemoglobin (g/l)153115–165
    White cell count (×109/l)11.24.0–11.0
    Red blood count (×109/l)4.773.9–5.6
    Packed cell volume0.4240.37–0.47
    Mean cell volume (fl)8980–99
    Mean cell haemoglobin (pg)32.127–32
    Platelet count (×109/l)241150–400
    Neutrophil count (×109/l)7.702–7.5
    Lymphocyte count (×109/l)2.401.5–4
    Monocyte count (×109/l)0.600.2–0.8
    Eosinophil count (×109/l)0.500.04–0.4
    Basophil count (×109/l)0.100.01–0.1
    Plasma viscosity (cp)1.721.5–1.72
Biochemistry
    Sodium (mmol/l)137133–144
    Potassium (mmol/l)4.53.3–5.3
    Urea (mmol/l)3.12.5–6.5
    Creatinine (mmol/l)8060–120
    Total bilirubin (μmol/l)93–17
    Albumin (g/l)4935–55
    Adjusted calcium (mmol/l)2.532.10–2.60
    Inorganic phosphate (mmol/l)1.010.80–1.40
    Alkaline phosphatase (IU/l)7040–130
    C-reactive protein (mg/l)<50–10