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Research Article

Hematological Parameters and Hemozoin-Containing Leukocytes and Their Association with Disease Severity among Malaria Infected Children: A Cross-Sectional Study at Pawe General Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia

Table 2

Comparison of mean values of hematological parameters and hemozoin-containing leukocytes with malaria severity among the study participants, Pawe General Hospital, 2014.

ParametersTotal mean (SD)UMSM-value value

Hb concentration (g/dL), 11.7 (2.2)12.1 (1.9)10.6 (2.4)6.310<0.001
Hct (%), 32.9 (5.6)34.02 (4.8)30.05 (6.6)5.538<0.001
RBC count (×1012/L), 4.4 (0.7)4.51 (0.6)4.18 (0.9)3.2370.002
WBC count (×109/L), 7.7 (3.7)7.09 (3.3)9.31 (4.3)−5.436<0.001
PLT count (×109/L), 153.0 (91.4)151 (80.0)160 (116)−0.7350.464
HCMs (%), 9.7 (9.2)7.3 (7.2)16.2 (10.9)−7.618<0.001
HCNs (%), 1.7 (2.2)1.25 (1.6)2.8 (3.1)−4.685<0.001
HCMs count (per μL), 80.6 (34.3)48.8 (46.1)166.3 (82.1)−5.327<0.001
HCNs count (per μL), 85.8 (37.1)56.2 (69.8)165.6 (80.5)−5.140<0.001

Hb = hemoglobin, Hct = hematocrit, HCMs = hemozoin-containing monocytes, HCNs = hemozoin-containing neutrophils, PLT = platelet, RBC = red blood cell, SD = standard deviation, SM = severe malaria, UM = uncomplicated malaria, WBC = white blood cell, and μL = microlitter.
indicates Student’s -test.

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