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Table 2 Complications suggestive of severe vivax malaria

From: Severe Plasmodium vivax infection in Korea

Variables, no. of examinations No. of patients (%)
Death, 210 0 (0.0)
Cerebral malaria, 210 5 (2.4)
Spontaneous bleeding, 210 3 (1.4)
Shock, 210 4 (1.9)
Pulmonary manifestation, 183 40 (21.9)
 Radiologically confirmed, 183 40 (21.9)
 Hypoxemia, 127 7 (5.5)
Severe anaemia, 210 0 (0.0)
Jaundice, 207 0 (0.0)
Acute renal failure, 204 2 (1.0)
Hypoglycemia, 206 0 (0.0)
Metabolic acidosis, 86 3 (3.5)
Total severe vivax malaria, 210 44 (21.0)
  1. Shock: systolic blood pressure < 80 mmHg, Hypoxemia: oxygen saturation < 92% on room air, Severe anemia: hemoglobin < 7 g/dL together with a parasite count > 10,000/μL, Jaundice:bilirubin > 3 mg/dL together with a parasite count > 100,000/μL, Metabolic acidosis: bicarbonate < 15 mmol/L or Lactate > 5 mmol/L, Acute renal failure: Cr 3.0 > mg/dL or blood urea > 60 mg/dL, Hypoglycemia: < 40 mg/dL