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Table 1 Clinical data of the P. falciparum malaria patients

From: M1 macrophage features in severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria patients with pulmonary oedema

ParametersSevere malaria patients (mean ± SEM)p-values
Non-PE (n = 12)PE (n = 12)
Age (years)24.00 ± 5.0927.00 ± 2.530.600
Haematocrit (%)32.20 ± 2.9124.00 ± 1.530.032*
Blood urea nitrogen (BUN) (mg/dl)21.30 ± 3.1651.07 ± 13.070.072
Creatinine (mg/dl)1.45 ± 0.293.28 ± 0.720.023*
Alanine transaminase (ALT) (U/l)179.33 ± 150.42142.75 ± 10.760.355
Aspartate aminotransferase (AST) (U/l)269.75 ± 193.05133.25 ± 13.390.257
Alkaline phosphatase (ALP) (U/l)75.33 ± 36.7555.15 ± 0.570.133
Albumin (g/l)2.93 ± 0.362.50 ± 0.260.375
Globulin (g/dl)2.75 ± 0.193.15 ± 0.380.384
Total bilirubin (mg/dl)3.33 ± 1.756.87 ± 3.820.467
Direct bilirubin (mg/dl)8.09 ± 4.1312.08 ± 6.210.630
White blood cell (WBC) (/µl)25,291 ± 15,40025,200 ± 12,9470.101
Parasitaemia/µl on admission401.00 ± 369.9593.50 ± 56.280.485
Days of fever3.25 ± 0.524.33 ± 0.920.418
  1. * Significant difference of p < 0.05