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Table 2 Scoring to differentiate dengue monoinfection and dengue-malaria coinfection

From: The dangers of accepting a single diagnosis: case report of concurrent Plasmodium knowlesi malaria and dengue infection

Criteria towards dengue Score
Male gender 1
C-reactive protein >5 mg/L 9
Age >15 years old 1
Platelet count <100.109/L 2
Haematocrit <36% 1
  1. Criteria fulfilled by the patient
  2. 1. Score <10: low risk of malaria
  3. 2. Score ≥10: Indication for parasite examination
  4. Sensitivity of 0.997 (95% CI 0.995–1); specificity of 0.41 (95% CI 0.32–0.50)
  5. Cited from: Epelboin et al. [52]