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Table 2 Laboratory findings of patients with scrub typhus in a tertiary care hospital of Meghalaya, India, Sept 2011–Aug 2012 (n = 90)

From: Clinical and paraclinical profile, and predictors of outcome in 90 cases of scrub typhus, Meghalaya, India

Laboratory parameter N %
Leucocytosis (>12 000/μl) 23 25
Leucopoenia (<4 000/μl) 11 12
Thrombocytopenia (per μl)   
<165 000 57 63.3
<100 000 18 20
Serum bilirubin >1.3 mg/dl 23 25
Aspartate aminotransferase >40 IU 90 100
Alanine aminotransferase >40 IU 85 94
Alkaline phosphatase >130 IU/L 74 82
Serum creatinine >1.6 mg/dl 13 14
Serum albumin < 3 g% 21 23