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Table 1 Characteristics of study subjects at enrollment

From: Artemisinin-based combination therapy for uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Colombia

Characteristic Amodiaquine/Placebo Artesunate/Amodiaquine
   N = 37 (%) N = 34 (%)
Age (years old) Median 19 18.5
  Range 5 to 62 3 to 58
Gender Male 24 (64.8) 27 (79.4)
  Female 13 (35.2) 7 (20.6)
Weight (kg) Median 55 57
  Range 19 to 99 12.5 to 80
Temperature (°C) Median 36.6 36.6
  Range 35.9 to 39.0 36 to 40.2
Parasitaemia (asexual forms/μL) Geometric mean 3420 4416
  Range 400 to 34,594 480 to 34,594
Presence of gametocytes Yes 4 (10.8) 8 (23.5)
  No 33 (89.2) 26 (76.5)
Haemoglobin (g/dL) Median 11,6 12
  Range 8.3 to 15.3 8.0 to 16.3
WBC/mm3 Median 5900 5200
  Range 2200 to 12800 2000 to 15800
Neutrophils/mm3 Median 3264 2900
  Range 1056 to 7134 1210 to 10428
Total bilirubin (mg/dL) Median 1 1.3
  Range 0.2 to 5.3 0.1 to 5.2
ALT (U/L) Median 24 24.2
  Range 2 to 98 5 to 107
Creatinine (mg/dL) Median 0.9 1
  Range 0.4 to 1.9 0.4 to 1.4