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Table 1 Light microscopic blood slide findings in 1,180 fever patients examined at Ispat General Hospital, Rourkela, Odhisa, India

From: Comparing Leishman and Giemsa staining for the assessment of peripheral blood smear preparations in a malaria-endemic region in India

No of cases Diagnosis
111 Malaria (Pf = 92, Pv = 2, Pf + Pv = 17)
202 Shift to left with toxic granulation of neutrophils
68 Atypical lymphocytes
5 Suggestive of infectious mononucleosis
1 Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)
793 No cause of fever could be determined