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Table 1 Reference ranges for newborns and infants used by our laboratory

From: Fatal accidental lipid overdose with intravenous composite lipid emulsion in a premature newborn: a case report

Glucose, mmol/L Days 0–1: 2.2–2.7
Usual values in premature newborns with parenteral nutrition: 2.6–9.9
Days 2–30: 2.8–4.4
Creatinine, μmol/L Days 0–1: 52–86
Day 3: 40–69
Day 7 and above: < 53
Day 2: 47–82
Day 4: 36–66
Sodium, mmol/L Days 0–30: 133–146  
Potassium, mmol/L Days 0–30: 3.5–6.0  
Bicarbonate, mmol/L 22–29  
ASAT, UI/L First year: < 58  
ALAT, UI/L First year: < 41  
Creatine kinase, UI/L Days 0–1: < 712 Days 2–5: < 672
LDH, UI/L Days 0–14: < 1128  
Protein, g/L Days 0–14: 51–80  
Albumin, g/L Days 0–5: 28–44  
Calcium, mmol/L Days 0–10: 1.80–2.80  
Phosphate, mmol/L Days 0–14: 1.1–2.8  
Triglycerides, g/L First year: 0.52–2.31  
Hematocrit, (%) Days 0–30: 35–65  
Neutrophil, /mm3 Day 1: 7200-12,600
Day 3: 1800–7000
Day 2: 4200-9000
>Day 5: 1800-5400
Platelets /mm3
Giga/L
150,000-400,000
150–400
 
Fibrinogen, g/L Days 0–6: 1.5–3.7  
C-reactive protein, mg/L Days 0–30: < 5  
pH Days 0–1: 7.29–7.45 Days 2–30: 7.35–7.45
PaCO2, mmHg Days 0–30: 35–45  
PaO2, mmHg Days 0–30: 55–65  
Lactate, mmol/L Days 0–1: 1.5–5.0 Days 2–30 < 2.9
Free carnitine, μmol/L Premature: 11–63 Full term: 20–52
Common coagulation test   
PT, s Premature: 15–30 Full term: 12–23
PTT, s Premature: 30–80 Full term: 30–55
Fibrinogen, g/L Days 0–6: 1.5–3.7  
II, % Premature: 15–50 Full term: 27–64
V, % Premature: 23–70 Full term: 50–140
VII, % Premature: 31–62 Full term: 21–65
X, % Premature: 16–36 Full term: 28–78
  1. ALAT alanine aminotransferase, ASAT aspartate aminotransferase, LDH Lactate dehydrogenase, PT prothrombin time, PTT partial thromboplastin time