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Table 1 Three features, 10-points histological scoring devised to determine histopathological changes in the brain of fatal malaria cases

From: Nuclear factor kappa B modulates apoptosis in the brain endothelial cells and intravascular leukocytes of fatal cerebral malaria

Parameters Histological characterization Score
Sequestration of PRBCs None 0
  ≤ 30%/HPF 1
  31-50%/HPF 2
  51-70%/HPF 3
  71-90%/HPF 4
  > 91%/HPF 5
Ring haemorrhage None 0
  ≤ 10 areas/slide 1
  11-20 areas/slide 2
  21-30 areas/slide 3
Durck’s granuloma None 0
  ≤ 2 areas/slide 1
  > 2 areas/slide 2
Total Score: (5) + (3) + (2) = 10
  1. HPF = high power field (X400).