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Volume 24, Number 6—June 2018

Importation of Human Seoul Virus Infection to Germany from Indonesia

Jörg Hofmann1Comments to Author , Sabrina Weiss1, Martin Kuhns, Annekathrin Zinke, Heike Heinsberger, and Detlev H. Kruger
Author affiliations: Charité–University of Medicine Institute of Virology, Berlin, Germany (J. Hofmann, S. Weiss, D.H. Kruger); Humboldt University, Berlin (J. Hofmann, S. Weiss, D.H. Kruger); Medilys Laborgesellschaft mbH, Hamburg, Germany (M. Kuhns); Asklepios Hospital Harburg, Hamburg (A. Zinke, H. Heinsberger)

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Biochemical parameters of a case-patient during 11 days of hospitalization who was infected with Seoul virus imported to Germany from Indonesia*

Parameter Reference range Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 9 Day 11
Platelet count 160–370/nL 66 85 112 394 490
Creatinine 0.7–1.2 mg/dL 3.7 5.5 5 2.3 1.8
GFR CKD-EPI >60 mL/min 16 10 11 28 37
Leukocyte count 3.5–9.8 cells/nL 12.8 15.7 16.8 12.1 11.7
CRP <5.0 mg/L 54.4 ND 26.5 10.4 ND
LDH <250 U/L 735 561 ND 285 ND
GGT <60 U/L 137 115 121 159 ND
ALT <50 U/L 75 119 234 120 ND
AST <50 U/L ND 173 ND 46 ND
Urea 18–55 mg/dL ND 240 ND 73 48
Hemoglobin 13.5–17.5 g/dL 17.6 16 15.1 12.9 11.4

*ALT, alanine aminotransferase; AST, aspartate aminotransferase; CKD-EPI, chronic kidney disease epidemiology collaboration; CRP, C-reactive protein; GFR, glomerular filtration rate using the CKD-EPI formula; GGT, γ-glutamyltransferase; LDH, lactate dehydrogenase; ND, not determined.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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