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Table 1 Laboratory parameters in patients with severe and non severe dengue

From: Serum IL-10 as a marker of severe dengue infection

Clinical characteristic Severe dengue N = 40 Non severe dengue N = 219 P value
Mean (±SD) Mean (±SD)
Day of illness when admitted to hospital 4.8 (±1.2) 5.25 (±1.6) 0.17
Age (years) 23.3 (8.8) 27.4 (11.4) 0.03
Lowest white cell count (cells/mm3) 2761 (±1406) 3434 (±2103) 0.059
Lowest lymphocyte count (cells/mm3) 1060 (±579) 1507 (±1230) 0.06
Lowest platelet count (cells/mm3) 29,949 (±26,335) 47,229 (±33,691) 0.0004
Alanine transaminase levels 213.8 (±279.9) 87.03 (±95.05) 0.001
Aspartate transaminase levels 474.6 (±893.2) 169.9 (±154.4) 0.0001
Serum IL-10 levels pg/ml 291.6 (±573.8) 183.4 (±472.8) 0.001