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Table 3 Clinical and biological features of symptomatic patients

From: Prevalence of Plasmodium falciparum isolates lacking the histidine rich protein 2 gene among symptomatic malaria patients in Kwilu Province of the Democratic Republic of Congo

Characteristic n % Median IQR
Clinical features (n = 684)     
 History of fever 558 81.6   
 Headache 286 41.8   
 Vomiting 215 31.4   
 Rigor 156 22.8   
 Fatigue 151 22.1   
 Abdominal pain 138 20.2   
 Joint Pain 58 8.5   
 Anorexia 42 6.1   
 Neckache 34 5.0   
 Diarrhoea 32 4.7   
 Pallor 13 1.9   
 Convulsions 12 1.8   
 Splenomegaly 5 0.7   
 Impaired consciousness 3 0.4   
 Temperature at admission (°C)    37.5 37–38
Biological features (n = 235)     
 Parasite density (parasites /µl)    880 64–7200
P arasite density accounts for only microscopy positive samples
  1. IQR Inter quartile rRange, LLIN Long lasting insecticidal net