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Table 2 Laboratory and radiological characteristics of pregnant women

From: Maternal and perinatal characteristics and outcomes of pregnancies complicated with COVID-19 in Kuwait

Laboratory test Laboratory value
N Median (IQR)
N (%)
White blood count (WBC) X109per L 185 6.7 (5.6–9.2)
WBC Less than 4   17 (9.2%)
Lymphocytes X109/L 185 1.5 (1.1–2.05)
Lymphocyte less than 1   29 (15.7%)
Lymphocyte more than 3.6   32 (17.3%)
Neutrophils X109 185 4.8 (3.5–6.8)
Neutrophils less than 1.8   14 (7.6%)
more than 7.1   64 (34.6%)
Platelets X109 185 214 (178–252)
Platelets Less than 100   2 (1.1%)
C-reactive protein (CRP) (mg/L) 124 4.5 (1.1–14.6)
CRP > 8   46 (37.1%)
Procalcitonin (PCT) (ng/mL) 108 0.05 (0.05–0.08)
PCT > 0.2   12 (11.1%)
Aspartate aminotransferase (AST) (U/L) 125 21 (16–28)
AST more than 40   14 (11.2%)
Alanine aminotransferase (ALT) (U/L) 149 13 (11–24)
ALT more than 40   36 (24.2%)
Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) (IU/L) 121 181 (154–222)
LDH more> 200   51 (42.1%)
D-Dimer (ng/mL) 100 488.5 (333–754.5)
500–1000   6 (6%)
> 1500   4 (4%)
Albumin (g/L) 148 32 (30–35)
Albumin less than 30   31 (20.9%)
Chest x-ray diagnosis of pneumonia 52 8 (15.4%)