Case Reports in Cardiology / 2018 / Article / Tab 1

Case Report

Cardiac Tamponade from Purulent Pericarditis due to Cutibacterium acnes

Table 1

Laboratory results from before and after pericardiocentesis.

Before pericardiocentesisAfter pericardiocentesisBefore pericardial windowAfter completion of intravenous antibiotic therapy

WBC (×103)13.1 (92.5% neutrophils)9.4 (59.2% neutrophils)10.7 (76% neutrophils)5.3 (59% neutrophils)
Hemoglobin (g/dL)12.310.49.58.0
Hematocrit (%)37.131.829.125.3
Platelets (fL)166356294220
C-reactive protein (mg/dL)7.20Not availableNot available2.5
Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (mm/hr)104Not availableNot availableNot available

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