Lab Values

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dbrattebo
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Lab Values
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2012-07-10 20:01:12
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  1. Platelet count (thrombocytes)
    Normal range:  150,000 - 450,000 mm3 

    Higher: Acute infections, chronic granulocytic leukemia, chronic pancreatitis, cirrhosis, collagen disorders, polycythemia, postsplenectomy

    Lower: Acute leukemia, DIC, thrombocytopenic purpura
  2. White Blood Cell count (leukocytes)
    Normal range: 4,000 - 11,000 mm3

    Higher: Inflammatory and infectious processes, leukemia

    Lower: Aplastic anemia, side effects of chemotherapy and irradiation
  3. Amylase
    Normal: 30-122 units/L 

    Higher: Acute and chronic pancreatitis, mumps (salivary gland disease), perforated ulcers

    Lower: Acute alcoholism, cirrhosis of liver, extensive destruction of pancreas

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