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Table 1 Patient demographic, clinical and laboratory features including ex vivo parasite development in preparation for static binding assays

From: Cytoadherence and virulence - the case of Plasmodium knowlesi malaria

  Patient details
Study reference P0002 P0006 P0009 P0010 P0011
Age 16 47 28 27 37
Sex M F M M M
% Parasitaemia 0.4 0.8 7 0.8 1.3
Fever duration (days) 7 5 6 5 4
Axillary Temp°C 37.5 38.5 39.2 38.7 38
Mean Art BP mmHg 79 96 70 86 77
Pulse per min 62 96 96 103 94
Haemoglobin g/dL 13.4 13.2 12.3 14.1 12.8
Platelets/uL 93,000 106,000 19,000 39,000 65,000
White cells/uL 6600 6700 6900 7500 4600
Sodium mmol/L 133 131 120 132 131
Potassium mmol/L 3.7 4.9 3.6 3.3 3.9
Chloride mmol/L 100 99 92 101 100
Total bilirubin umol/L 20.6 15.7 38.4 9.7 48.9
Conjugated bilirubin umol/L 5 12.8 23 4 32.6
Alkaline phosphatase U/L 100 62 87 131 233
Alanine aminotransferase U/L 28 21 43 35 68
Asparagine aminotransferase UL 17 30 118 23 22
Blood urea mmol/L 4.4 5.7 44.7 6 8.8
Serum creatinine umol/L - 78 600 59 133
  Static binding assay details
% Mature Troph/Schizonts before ex vivo culture 25 40 17 10 10
Hours ex-vivo culture 10 14.5 10 10 12
% Mature Troph/Schizonts at start of assay 75 50 91 63 50