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Table 4 Distribution of platelet counts according to parasitaemia levels

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

Parasitemia level N <50x103/μl 51-150x103/μl 151-450 x103/μl >450x103/μl Mean platelet count x103/μl
≤1% 312 3 (1%) 95(30%) 205 (66%) 9(3%) 235
1.1-5.0% 157 6(4%) 109(69%) 41 (26%) 1(1%) 187
5.1-10% 37 7(19%) 19(51%) 11(30%) 0% 145
>10% 17 9(53%) 7(41%) 1(6%) 0% 117
Total 523 25 230 258 10