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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of patients

From: Pharmacokinetics of mefloquine administered with artesunate in patients with uncomplicated falciparum malaria from the Brazilian Amazon basin

Characteristics Patient
(n = 61)
Age (years) 31 (22–41)
Weight (Kg) 57 (50–78)
Parasitaemia at admission (µl) geometric mean 1900 (800–5100)
Time for fever clearance (h) 18 (12–28)
Time for parasite clearance (h) 24 (12–60)
Reappearance of parasite on day 42 (%) 0
White blood cells count (µl) 7400 (5200–12,700)
Erythrocyte count × 106 (ul) 4.23 (3.9–4.9)
Hemoglobin (g/dl) 11.3 (10–14)
Creatinine (mg/dl) 0.7 (0.5–0.9)
AST U/l 35 (15–40)
ALT U/l 46 (12–47)
  1. Results are expressed as median and ranges