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Table 1 Demographic and haematological parameters of malaria-naive donors and P. vivax -infected donors (Mean ± SD)

From: CD4+ T cells apoptosis in Plasmodium vivax infection is mediated by activation of both intrinsic and extrinsic pathways

Parameters Value for group P value*
Malaria-naive donors P. vivax-infected donors
(n = 11) (n = 20)
Age (years) 34.0 (22–37) 38.5 (19–61)  
Gender    
Male 3 14  
Female 8 6  
Haemoglobin (g/dL) 14.05 ± 0.35 13.52 ± 0.29 0.263
Haematocrit 41.27 ± 0.90 38.47 ± 0.78 0.028
RBCs (cells/mm3) 4741000 ± 109300 4724000 ± 78940 0.901
WBCs (cells/mm3) 8118 ± 517.30 5475 ± 358.1 <0.001
Lymphocytes (cells/mm3) 2650 ± 221.5 1511 ± 122.5 <0.0001
Monocytes (cells/mm3) 177.1 ± 16.18 351.4 ± 34.49 0.001
Granulocytes 5270 ± 396.7 3686 ± 258.0 0.002
Eosinophils (cells/mm3) 179.5 ± 18.31 121.4 ± 9.91 0.006
Platelets (cells/mm3) 246500 ± 21290 124100 ± 13470 <0.0001
  1. *Statistical differences determined by unpaired t-test.