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Table 1 Baseline group characteristics

From: Increased adhesion of Plasmodium falciparum infected erythrocytes to ICAM-1 in children with acute intestinal injury

  Children with parasite adhesion data Children without parasite adhesion data
Number of children 48 61
Median age (months) 25.5 (12–40) 26 (15–44)
Median haemoglobin 6.5 (4.3–9.5) 5.9 (3.8–9.3)
Severe malaria 38 (79.2 %) 49 (80.3 %)
Impaired consciousness 22 (45.8 %) 25 (37.3 %)
Coma 4 (8.3 %) 4 (6.5 %)
Severe anaemia 18 (37.5 %) 27 (44 %)
Respiratory distress 37 (77 %) 43 (70.5 %)
Endotoxemia (EAA ≥ 0.4 U) 16 (33 %) 31 (50.8 %)
I-FABP ≥183 pg/ml 10 (20.8 %) 12 (19.6 %)