List Microbiology Of Inflammatory Copd Exacerbation Essay

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List A: Microbiology of Inflammatory COPD Exacerbation

Microbiology Results
Indication
Sodium Level 142 mmol/L
Normal
Potassium Level 5.1 mmol/L
Normal
Chloride Level 101 mmol/L
Normal
Bicarbonate Level 29 mmol/L
Normal
Urea Level 7.3 mmol/L
High (2.9–7.1 mmol/L)
Creatinine 91 umol/L
Normal
eGFR CKD-EPI 73 mL/min/1.73m^2
Normal
Bilirubin Total 10 umol/L
Normal
Protein Total Level 68 g/L
Normal
Albumin Level 28 g/L
Low (35–55 g/L)
ALP 68 U/L
Normal
GGT 16 U/L
Normal
ALT 29 U/L
Normal
AST 22 U/L
Normal
WCC 10.69 x10^9/L
Normal
Hb 157 g/L
Normal
PLT 383 x10^9/L
Normal
HCT 0.473
Normal
MCV 95.0 fL
Normal
RCC 4.98 x10^12/L
Normal
MCH 31.5 pg
Normal
MCHC 332 g/L
Normal
RDW-SD 44.5 fL
Normal
RDW-CV 12.8 %
Normal
MPV 12.3 fL
High (7.5-11.5 fL)
Neutrophils % 77.7 %
Neutrophils Absolute 8.30 x10^9/L
High (absolute) (2.5-7.5 x10^9/L)
Lymphocytes % 13.8 %
Lymphocytes Absolute 1.50 x10^9/L
Normal
Monocytes % 8.0 %
Monocytes Absolute 0.90 x10^9/L
High (absolute) (0.2-0.8 x10^9/L)
Eosinophils % 0.3 %
Eosinophils Absolute 0.03 x10^9/L
Low (absolute)
(<0.5 x10^9/L)
Basophils % 0.2 %
Basophils Absolute 0.02 x10^9/L
Normal
Patient’s microbiology lab test results (Aryal, 2015)

The abnormal values we are looking at for this patient are, high urea, low albumin, high MPV (mean platelet volume), high neutrophils absolute, high monocytes absolute and low eosinophils absolute. High urea in the blood or uremia may suggest impaired kidney function. This could be due to acute or chronic…

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