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Table 6 Variables of the laboratory safety assessments

From: Efficacy of N,N‘bis-(2-mercaptoethyl) isophthalamide on mercury intoxication: a randomized controlled trial

Clinical chemistry Hematology Urine analysis
Serum (S)-Alanine aminotransferase (ALT) Blood (B)-Hemoglobin (Hb) Urine (U)-Bilirubin
S-Alkaline phosphatase (ALP) Hematocrit U-Creatinine
S-Aspartate aminotransferase (AST) B-Leucocyte differential count (absolute) U-Glucose
S-Albumin B-Leucocyte count U-Protein
S- Bilirubin Mean cellular volume (MCV) U-Hb/erythrocytes
S-Chloride Mean corpuscular hemoglobin content (MCH) U-Ketone
S-Cholesterol Mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration (MCHC) U-Leucocytes
S-Creatinine B-Platelet count U-Nitrite
S-CRP Reticulocytes U- Urobilinogen
S-Gamma glutamyl transferase (GGT)   pH
S-Glucose   Specific gravity
S-LDH   U-Pregnancy test
S-Phosphate   U-Drug screen
S-Potassium   
S-Sodium   
S-TSH, T3, T4   
S- Ca2+, Mg2+, Zn2+, Cu2+, Fe2+ and Se2+*   
Urea (blood urea nitrogen)   
  1. *Mercury binds to selenium with extraordinarily high affinity. Available evidence indicates that assessments of mercury exposure and tissue levels need to consider selenium intakes and tissue distributions to provide meaningful risk evaluations. Therefore, plasma Se2+ was analyzed to further characterize the study population and susceptibility to the mercury exposure