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Table 1 Haematological values in children with positive

From: Impact of Plasmodium falciparum infection on haematological parameters in children living in Western Kenya

Variable Malaria, n=523 No malaria, n=438 P- Value
Mean
(Median)
Mean
(Median)
  
Age (months) 31.2 (24) 31.6 (24) 0.72
Hemoglobin (g/dl) 9.5 (9.2) 10.9 (10.8) <0.0001
Platelets (x103/μL) 195 (174) 334 (312) <0.0001
RDW (%) 16.4 (15.9) 16.7 (16.4) 0.15
MPV (fl) 8.43(8.4) 7.65 (7.7) <0.0001
WBC(x103/μL) 11.2 (10) 10.4 (9.1) 0.27
Lymphocytes (x103/μL) 4.7. (4.2) 5.3 (4.95) 0.0009
Monocytes (x103/μL) 1.6 (1.3) 1.2 (1.02) <0.0001
RBC (x106/μL) 4.0 (4.1) 4.7 (4.6) <0.0001
Neutrophils (x103/μL) 3.8 (2.8) 3.3 (2.6) 0.0076
Eosinophils (x103/μL) 0.2 (0.14) 0.4 (0.23) 0.0001