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Table 2 Time course of liver enzymes, bilirubin, blood counts and C-reactive protein

From: Changes of liver enzymes and bilirubin during ischemic stroke: mechanisms and possible significance

Variable Normal range N Admission 7th day P
GOT (U/l) <38 138 19 [14-24] 22 [16–30] <0.001
GPT (U/l) <41 140 15 [11-21] 20 [13–33.5] <0.001
γGT (U/l) <61 138 22 [15–32] 26 [19–42] <0.001
ALP (U/l) <130 133 76 [59–108] 75 [62–106] 0.48
Unconjugated bilirubin (mg/dl) <0.80 119 0.43 [0.31-0.64] 0.33 [0.23-0.43] <0.001
Direct bilirubin (mg/dl) <0.30 119 0.26 [0.19-0.37] 0.25 [0.18-0.33] 0.13
Erythrocytes (n/106/mmc) 4.50-6.10 141 4.89 ± 0.67 4.72 ± 0.65 <0.001
Haemoglobin (g/dl) 13.0-16.5 142 13.6 ± 1.9 13.1 ± 2.2 <0.001
WBC (n/103/mmc) 4.20-9.00 136 8.71 [6.95-10.41] 7.76 [6.42-9.88] 0.002
Platelets (n/103/mmc) 150-380 138 224.8 ± 77.8 240.7 ± 90.6 <0.001
CRP (mg/dl) <0.80 118 0.80 [0.27-3.58] 1.67 [0.36-4.38] 0.03
  1. Values for admission and 7th day are medians [25th-75th percentile] or means ± SD.
  2. ALP = Alkaline phosphatase, CRP = C-reactive protein, GOT = Glutamate oxaloacetate transaminase, GPT = glutamate piruvate transaminase, γGT = gamma glutamyl transferase, WBC = white blood cells.