TABLE 1.

Characteristics of patients with UM and complicated malaria

DiseaseNo. of patientsHb concn (g/dl)aAge (yr)aParasite density (103/μl)a
UM389.5 (2.3-4.9)4.0 (1.0-12.0)70.1 (3.74-4,340.2)
SA553.9 (8.1-12.2)b2.0 (0.5-9.0)b52.2 (2.75-567.3)c
CM527.6 (5.1-12.7)b4.0 (0.5-12.0)b98.1 (2.61-1,872.4)c
  • a Values are reported as medians (minimum to maximum values).

  • b Values are significant at a P of <0.0001 compared to those for UM subjects (one-way analysis of variance).

  • c Values are not significant at a P of 0.251 compared to those for UM subjects (one-way analysis of variance).