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Table 2 Blood biochemical findings on admission (N = 167)

From: Risk factors for elevated liver enzymes during refeeding of severely malnourished patients with eating disorders: a retrospective cohort study

  Median (IQR) Range
TP (6.7–8.3 g/dL)a 6.6 (6.1–7.1) 4.3–8.4
Albumin (4–5 g/dL) 4.2 (3.9–4.7) 1.9–5.5
Glucose (70–109 mg/dL) 76 (67–88) 20–166
BUN (8–22 mg/dL) 15 (11–23) 4–60
Creatinine (0.4–0.7 mg/dL) 0.6 (0.5–0.7) 0.2–1.5
AST (13–33 IU/L) 32 (23–62) 5–2881
ALT (6–27 IU/L) 33 (20–86) 6–2751
LDH (119–229 IU/L) 227 (184–304) 112–746
ALP (115–359 IU/L) 193 (140–263) 24–1163
GGT (10–47 IU/L) 29 (16–57) 8–423
WBC (3.8–8.5 × 103/μL) 3.8 (3.0–4.7) 1.2–14.1
RBC (3.6–5.0 × 106/μL) 3.98 (3.59–4.32) 2.02–5.53
Hemoglobin (11–16 g/dL) 12.3 (11.4–13.3) 7.4–17.9
Hematocrit (32–48%) 36.5 (33.9–39.5) 21.5–47.3
Platelets (160–410 × 103/μL) 201 (156–245) 34–566
  1. IQR interquartile range, TP total protein, BUN blood urea nitrogen, AST aspartate aminotransferase, ALT alanine aminotransferase, LDH lactate dehydrogenase, ALP alkaline phosphatase, GGT gamma glutamyl transferase, WBC white blood cells, RBC red blood cells
  2. aReference range shown in parentheses