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16 October 2021: Articles

Difficulties in Diagnosing and Treating Disseminated Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) Infection After Intravesical BCG Therapy in a Patient with Liver Cirrhosis: A Case Report

Challenging differential diagnosis, Adverse events of drug therapy , Rare coexistence of disease or pathology

Christos Vallilas * , Maria Zachou * , Philippos Dolkiras B , Stratigoula Sakellariou B , Costas A. Constantinou B , Pagona Flevari D , Amalia Anastasopoulou C , Theodoros Androutsakos A*

DOI: 10.12659/AJCR.933006

Am J Case Rep 2021; 22:e933006

Table 1. Laboratory results on admission and throughout the follow-up period. Time-points of follow-up as follows: “First follow-up” at one month after hospital discharge, “second follow-up” at one month after levofloxacin initiation and “end of follow-up” at 3 months after treatment completion.

AdmissionHospital exitFirst follow-upSecond follow-upEnd of follow-upNormal range
Hb (g/dl)131314.21314.314–18
WBC (neut/lymph/mono)3540 (62/27/0.3)2960 (55/30/0.4)3510 (72/19/8)3200 (56/31/12)5300 (51/40/6)4500–11000
PLT (K/μL)1197294107165140–440
INR1.131.11.41.31.020.85–1.15
AST (IU/ml)593550462211–38
ALT (IU/ml)312230241711–43
GGT (IU/ml)2584738102627510–60
ALP (IU/ml)2854014091245225–129
Sodium (mEq/L)134131133140142137–150
Potassium (mEq/L)3.93.64.244.43.5–5.1
Urea (mg/dl)483036263710–50
Creatinine (mg/dl)0.820.490.790.800.980.6–1.4
CRP (IU/ml)25141862
Total bilirubin (mg/dl)0.961.20.91.020.40.1–1.2
Direct bilirubin (mg/dl)0.450.630.40.60.180.1–0.3
Hgb – hemoglobin; Hct – hematocrit; PLT – platelets; INR – International Normalized Ratio; AST – aspartate aminotransferase; ALT – alanine aminotransferase; GGT – gamma glutamyl-transferase; ALP – alkaline phosphatase; CRP – C-reactive protein.

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American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923
American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923