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Table 3 Hematological values of the study population

From: Differentiating between dengue fever and malaria using hematological parameters in endemic areas of Thailand

Variable Dengue
Median (IQR)
Plasmodium sp.
Median (IQR)
P-value*
WBCs (×103/μL) 3.79 (2.64–5.51) 5.95 (4.81–7.51) <0.0001
Neutrophil (×103/μL) 2.19 (1.41–3.20) 4.12 (2.99–5.35) <0.0001
Lymphocyte (×103/μL) 1.05 (0.69–1.63) 1.05 (0.67–1.64) 0.607
Monocyte (×103/μL) 0.20 (0.11–0.33) 0.29 (0.14–0.54) <0.0001
Eosinophil (×103/μL) 0.05 (0.03–0.09) 0.11 (0.06–0.19) <0.0001
Basophil (×103/μL) 0.06 (0.03–0.12) 0.06 (0.04–0.09) 0.258
NL ratio 1.184 (1.15–1.84) 3.94 (2.17–7.23) <0.0001
ML ratio 0.17 (0.09–0.27) 0.27 (0.13–0.50) <0.0001
RBC (×106/μL) 5.02 (4.63–5.53) 4.66 (4.22–5.07) <0.0001
Hb (g/dL) 13.6 (12.4–15.0) 12.3 (10.8–13.4) <0.0001
HcT (%) 40 (36–44) 36 (32–40) <0.0001
MCV (fL) 81.4 (75–85.5) 78.4 (74.0–83.4) <0.0001
MCH (pg/cell) 27.8 (25.3–29.3) 26.5 (24.8–28.3) <0.0001
MCHC (g/dL) 34 (33.4–34.7) 33.9 (33–34.5) 0.009
RDW (%) 12.3 (11.9–13.0) 12.4 (11.8–13.1) 0.866
Platelet (×103/μL) 76 (45–101) 80.5 (52.3–119) 0.053
  1. *Comparison of the two groups was done using the Mann-Whitney U Test