Table 1: Values of relevant laboratory tests on presentation.

TestResultsUnitReference interval

White blood cell1.68×109/L3.40–9.60
Hemoglobin7.3g/dL11.5–15.1
Mean cell volume58.4fL80.0–95.0
Mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration18.6g/dL32.0–36.0
Platelets92132–372
Creatinine56mg/dL0.6–1.0
Urea2.5mg/dL5.6–18.2
Albumin47g/dL3.8–4.8
Bilirubin, total31mg/dL0.3–1.8
Aspartae aminotransferase41U/L11–34
Alanine aminotransferase19U/L10–36
Alkaline phosphatase43U/L40–130
Prothrombin time11.5Seconds9.2–11.4
Beta-hcg (serum)Negative
Vitamin B12363Nmol/l7–37
Folate33Pmol/l145–569
Serum iron37.7Umol/Litre6.6–30.4
Ferritin944Ng/ml13–150
Iron saturation8415–150
Fibrinogen3.06g\L1.8–3.5
Total iron binding capacity45Umol/Litre52–94
Haptoglobin38mg/dL30–200
Triglycerides1.49Mmol/l1.7–2.2