Table 1: Laboratory data.

Hospital admissionUCI admission12 hrs after ICU admission48 hrs after ICU admission

Red blood cells (×1012/L)4.723.93.944.01
Haemoglobin (g/dL)14.011.511.712.1
White cell count (×109/L)10.523.819.019.1
Platelet count (×109/L)22421612793
Prothrombin time (sec)10.911.813.711.0
C-reactive protein (mg/dL)0.410.4911.39.8
Urea (mg/dL)40495023
Creatinine (mg/dL)1.221.792.471.70
Glucose (mg/dL)225306275186
Potassium (mmol/L)3.564.543.854.2
Sodium (mmol/L)135137137135
Calcium (mg/dL)8.56.69.78.8
Alanine transaminase (U/L)3649
Aspartate transaminase (U/L)28
γ-glutamyltransferase (U/L)55119
Total bilirubin (mg/dL)0.370.880.440.46