Table 1.

Patient laboratory values

Laboratory ValuesDay 0Day 1Day 3Day 5Day 6Day 7Day 8Day 14Day 22
Clinical eventsHospital admission; P/TVancomycin (day 4)MICURenal consultSteroid therapyHospital discharge
Intake/output (ml)2810/12302015/13501855/15102105/8501960/10151715/11251555/1875
Sodium (mEq/L)136135132130133131127131137
Potassium (mEq/L)3.93.73.84.74.65.15.55.33.9
Chloride (mEq/L)9810099979998959798
Total CO2 (mEq/L)282420211918171626
BUN (mg/dl)312523263244528145
Serum creatinine (mg/dl)1.411.231.281.381.422.853.716.621.52
WBC (×103/µl)22.420.723.519.616.413.712.28.814.5
Hemoglobin (g/dl)9.18.27.58.78.48.18.07.58.7
Platelets (×109/L)244206192188175165188195255
  • P/T, piperacillin/tazobactam; MICU, medical intensive care unit; WBC, white blood cell.