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Table 2 The distribution of estimated and functional total blood volumes per age group

From: Severe anaemia associated with Plasmodium falciparum infection in children: consequences for additional blood sampling for research

  2–6 months (n = 42) 6–24 months (n = 350) 2–6 years (n = 204) 6–12 years (n = 70)
TBVe TBVf best TBVf worst TBVe TBVf best TBVf worst TBVe TBVf best TBVf worst TBVe TBVf best TBVf worst
Median 424 393 253 600 364 283 840 480 408 1400 1127 836
Minimum 192 101 68 256 86 67 504 146 124 648 250 185
25th percentile 344 322 185 520 243 189 720 310 264 1200 835 619
75th percentile 468 452 306 680 499 388 960 694 591 1600 1522 1129
Maximum 624 624 411 984 891 693 1760 1262 1075 2240 2242 1664
  1. The age groups and the distribution of estimated and functional total blood volumes (TBVe and TBVf, expressed in mL) for the worst and best case scenario (see text and Fig. 1 for explanation). For convenience of readability, numbers were rounded