Volume 11, Number 3—March 2005
Concomitant Tickborne Encephalitis and Human Granulocytic Ehrlichiosis
|Variable||Day of illness|
|Leukocytes (normal, 4,000–10,000/mm3)||1,900||1,800||4,800|
|Platelets (normal, 150,000–350,000/mm3)||22,000||16,000||43,000|
|Aspartate aminotransferase (normal, 0–36 U/L)||NT*||49||75|
|Alanine aminotransferase (normal, 0–42 U/L)||NT||72||108|
|Lactate dehydrogenase (normal, 140–290 U/L)||NT||499||354|
|C-reactive protein (normal, <5 mg/L)||277||230||61|
|Procalcitonin level (normal, <0.50 µg/L)||NT||2.6||0.13|
*NT, not tested.
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