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Table 1 Laboratory values at baseline, after loading with IVIG (1 g/kg × 2), and at the end of IVIG treatment.

From: Intravenous immune globulin in hereditary inclusion body myopathy: a pilot study

  Baseline Post-load End of study Normal range
Patient 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4  
Hemoglobin (g/dL) 13.1 14.4 13.2 14.3 11.2 13.8 11.2 13 12.1 13.8 12.3 11.4 11.1–16.7
WBC (K/uL) 8.94 7.57 7.39 7.28 6.82 6.11 8.06 2.99 6.94 6.16 6.34 4.85 3.3–9.6
Platelets (K/uL) 282 230 284 225 226 209 262 207 267 222 256 220 154–380
ESR (mm/h) 17 7 23 14 39 38 96 86 30 20 57 73 0–42
Creatinine (mg/dL) 0.3 0.7 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.7–1.4
BUN (mg/dL) 15 14 12 13 12 7 8 8 16 15 13 17 8–22
ALT (U/L) 42 36 18 36 31 37 16 30 60 81 18 62 6–41
AST (U/L) 30 31 22 23 21 31 15 23 36 68 31 52 9–34
CPK (U/L) 320 475 98 130 244 451 50 87 229 629 78 94 38–386
Cholesterol (mg/dL) 195 203 195 207 133 153 144 156 168 179 175 170 100–200
Total protein (g/dL) 6.4 6.1 6.1 6.3 7.8 8.7 9.5 9.1 7.1 7.2 7.3 7 6.0–7.6
Albumin (g/dL) 3.7 3.7 3.2 3.5 2.9 3.4 2.6 3 3.3 3.5 2.8 3.1 3.7–4.7
IgG (mg/dL) 1280 1180 955 997 3550 4280 5670 4440 2150 2350 2340 2310 642–1730
Urine protein (mg/d) 150 92 294 97 <30 <30 <30 <30 79 95 364 142 30–150
Urine glucose (g/d) 0.07 0.07 0.07 0.09 14.4 30.8 6.4 12.2 0.07 0.07 0.10 0.08 0–0.49
  1. Abnormal values are in bold. Normal range encompasses values for males and females.
  2. Baseline values are average of results on two different days.