Table 2

Laboratory and chest radiography findings in patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (covid-19) on admission to hospital in Zhejiang province, China. Values are medians (interquartile ranges) unless stated otherwise

VariablesAll patients (n=62)Time since symptom onsetNormal range
>10 days (n=33)≤10 days (n=29)
White blood cell count (×109/L)4.7 (3.5-5.8)4.5 (3.1-6.1)4.9(3.9-5.7)4-10
White blood cell count (×109/L) (No (%)):
 <419 (31)13 (39)6 (21)
 4-1042 (68)20 (61)22 (76)
 >101 (2)0 (0)1 (3)
Neutrophil count (×109/L)2.9 (2.0-3.7)2.8 (1.7-3.9)2.9 (2.3-3.7)2-7
Lymphocyte count (×109/L)1.0 (0.8-1.5)1.0 (0.7-1.4)1 (0.9-1.5)0.8-4
Lymphocyte count (×109/L) (No (%)):
 <1.026 (42)15 (45)11 (38)
 ≥1.036 (58)18 (55)18 (62)
Haemoglobin (g/L)137.0 (128.8-152.3)137.5 (129.0-149.5)136.5 (127.3-153.8)113-151
Platelet count (×109/L):176.0 (135.8-215.5)172.5 (128.8-202.8)186 (149-228)83-303
 <1003 (5)3 (9)0 (0)
 ≥10059 (95)30 (91)29 (100)
D-dimer (mg/L)0.2 (0.2-0.5)0.2 (0.2-0.6)0.2 (0.2-0.4)0-0.7
Alanine aminotransferase (U/L)22 (14-34)22.5 (13.6-35.1)22.0 (14.1-34.5)7-40
Aspartate aminotransferase (U/L)26 (20-32)27.5 (18.5-34.7)25.0 (21.5-29)13-35
Aspartate aminotransferase (U/L) (No (%)):
 <4052 (84)28 (84.8)24 (82.8)
 ≥4010 (16.1)5 (15)5 (17)
Potassium (mmol/L)3.7 (3.5-3.9)3.6 (3.5-3.9)3.8 (3.4-4)3.5-5.3
Sodium (mmol/L)139 (127-141)138.6 (136.9-140.6)139 (137.1-141.5)137-147
Creatinine (μmol/L)72.0 (61.0-84.0)71.5 (61.0-82.2)71.4 (60.3-90.5)41-73
Creatinine (μmol/L) (No (%)):
 ≤13359 (95)33 (100)26 (90)
 >1333 (5)0 (0)3 (10)
Creatinine kinase (U/L):69.0 (40.5-101.0)60.0 (40.0-106.8)71.4 (60.3-90.5)40-200
Creatinine kinase (U/L) (No (%)):
 ≤18557 (92)31 (94)26 (90)
 >1855 (8)2 (6)3 (10)
Lactate dehydrogenase (U/L):205.0 (184.0-260.5)233.5 (198.0-312.3)194.5 (166.3-213.8)120-250
Lactate dehydrogenase (U/L) (No (%)):
 ≤24545 (73)19 (58)26 (90)
 >24517 (27)14 (42)3 (10)
Procalcitonin (ng/mL):0.04 (0.03-0.06)0.04 (0.035-0.06)0.04 (0.025-0.06)0-0.05
Procalcitonin (ng/mL) (No (%)):
 <0.155 (89)31 (94)24 (83)
 ≥0.17 (11)2 (6)5 (17)
Bilateral involvement on chest radiographs52 (84)32 (97)20 (69)
Pneumonia61 (98)33 (100)28 (97)

Percentages do not total 100% owing to missing data.