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Table 2 Changes in the laboratory results of the patient with acute radiation exposure

From: Acute radiation syndrome in a non-destructive testing worker: a case report

Variables Normal ranges Preplacement medical exama Days after prohibition of work
0 1 26 82 119 174 256 405
WBC (count/mm3) 4000-10,800 4920 1360 1400 2200 2100 2800 3500 4100 3800
ANC (count/mm3) 1500-8000 2410 500 590 760 830 1380 1660 1950 1470
ALC (count/mm3) 1500-4000 1880 680 650 1080 1030 1030 1280 1570 1780
AMC (count/mm3) 200–1000 560 179 150 310 210 360 520 550 520
Hemoglobin (g/dl) 12–18 14.7 7.5 7.1 10.3 7.3 10.8 13.2 14.0 14.1
RBC (× 103/mm3) 420–610 458   201 293 191 284 370 407 419
Hematocrit (%) 37–52 44.4   19.4 28.9 20.7 31.3 38.8 41.4 42.8
Platelet (× 103/mm3) 130–450 217   14 27 38 51 130 101 115
Reticulocyte (%) 0.5–1.5    1.05 1.72 1.69 1.9 1.54   
  1. Abbreviations: WBC white blood cell, ANC absolute neutrophil count, ALC absolute lymphocyte count, AMC absolute monocyte count, RBC red blood cell
  2. aThe preplacement medical examination was conducted 6 months prior to the accident