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Table 5 Frequency of complications presented on admission or during hospitalization

From: A descriptive study of 16 severe Plasmodium vivax cases from three municipalities of Colombia between 2009 and 2013

Complications n %
Spontaneous bleeding 2 12.50
Shock: Systolic pressure <80 mm/Hg (adults), <50 mmHg (children) 3 18.57
Severe normocytic anaemia: Haemoglobyn <7 g/dL, hematocryte <21% 2 12.50
Hypoglaecemia <60 mg/dL 1 6.25
Acute renal failure: Creatinine >1.5 mg/dL 1 6.25
Elevated aminotransferase >80 U.I. 3 18.75
Hyperbilirubinemia: Total bilirubin >3 mg/dL 6 37.50
Thrombocytopaenia <50,000 mm3 4 25.00
Jaundice with evidence of organ dysfunction 3 18.57
One complication (8/16; 50.00%)   
More than one complication (8/16; 50.00%)