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Table 4 Proportion of clinical signs among severe malaria cases met at HC-UNICAMP during 1998-2011

From: Imported malaria in a non-endemic area: the experience of the university of Campinas hospital in the Brazilian Southeast

    Infecting species    
Parameter Overall   P. falciparum   P. vivax  
  Freq (%) Freq (%) Freq (%)
N 21 (100) 7 (100) 14 (100)
Bleeding 6/21 (29) 0/7 (0) 6/14 (43)
Haemoglobinuria 8/21 (38) 2/7 (29) 6/14 (43)
Hyperbilirrubinaemia + Renal Impairment 6/21 (29) 3/7 (43) 2/14 (14)
Respiratory Failure 4/21 (19) 3/7 (43) 1/14 (7)
  1. There was no difference in the frequency of clinical signs between the infecting species, as calculated with Fisher’s Exact Test.