Carbon Monoxide Poisoning


General Reference (Normal) Human Values:

Blood Chemistry:
Acetoacetic Acid ............. 0.8 - 2.8 mg/L
Acetone ...................... 2.3 - 3.5 mg/L
Albumin ...................... 4.2 - 5.4 g/100 ml
Bilirubin (Total) ............ 0.2 - 1.2 mg/dl
BUN ...................... 6 - 19 mg/dl .................................... Blood Urea Nitrogen
Cholesterol ................................ 194 +/-36
CO2 ........................ 21 - 31 mEq/L
Creatinine ................. Female: 0.5 - 1.1 mg/dl; Male: 0.6 - 1.2 mg/dl
Fibrinogen .................... 0.2 - 0.4 g/dl
Glucose ..................... 70 - 110 mg/dl
Iodine ............................ 4.0 - 8.0 micrograms/dl
Iron (protein bound) ....... 125 +/-65 micrograms/dl
Lactic Acid ..................... 6 - 16 mg/dl
Troponin ................. <4.0 ng/ml
Urea ........................... 23 - 43 mg/dl
Uric Acid .................... Female: 2.3 - 6.9 mg/dl; Male: 3.4 - 8.7 mg/dl
Plasma Globulin ............. 1.3 - 3.2 g/dl
Total Plasma Protein ........... 6.0 - 8.0 g/dl

Enzymes:
Amylase ...................... 28 - 100 U/L
SGPT (ALT) .............. Female: 0 - 31 U/L; Male: 0 - 48 U/L ............... Serum Glutamic Pyruvic Transaminase
SGOT (AST) .............. Female: 0 - 31 U/L; Male: 0 - 37 U/L ............... Serum Glutamic Oxalacetic Transaminase
Alkaline Phosphatase ...... 39 - 135 U/L
Lipase ...................... 30 - 190 U/L
LDH .........................94 - 250 U/L ................................... Lactate Dehydrogenase
CPK (Total) ............... Female: 24 - 170 U/L; Male: 24 - 195 U/L .......... Creatine Phosphokinase
CPK-MB ................. <10.5 ng/ml
Cholinesterase ................ 0.5 - 1.5 pH units/hr.

Abbreviations: U = unit, mEq. = milliequivalent


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