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Table 1 Clinical and paraclinical features during hospitalisation and follow-up of a patient with African trypanosomiasis

From: Outcome of acute East African trypanosomiasis in a Polish traveller treated with pentamidine

  D0 D3 D7 D15 D30 D60 D90 D 120
  28-7 31-7 3-8 13-8 2-9 30-9 28-10 8-12
Inoculation chancre + + + + +/− - - -
Fever + + - - - - - -
Anaemia - + + + + - - -
Jaundice + + + - - - - -
Splenomegaly + + + - - - - -
Spontaneous bleeding + + - - - - - -
Respiratory distress + + - - - - - -
Renal injury + + - - - - - -
Hgb (g/dl) 14.5 13.8 10.0 9.2 10.6 15.1 16.4 16.2
Thrombocytes (n/μl) 10000 9000 70000 445000 370000 216000 206000 216000
Parasitaemia (n/μl) 100000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
ALT (IU/l) 208 362 68 18 20 30 34 29
AST (IU/l) 217 237 48 12 12 20 21 20
Bilirubin (total, mg/dl) 2.37 3.48 4.52 0.76 0.60 0.55 0.68 0.75
Fibrinogen (mg/dl) 173 125 136 256 276 281 274 278
Creatinine (mg/dl) 2.92 1.71 0.57 0.46 0.70 0.91 0.96 0.96
Tbgam IFAT -   - - - - - -
Tbgam CATT -   - - - - - -
Tbrhod ETat 1:1 -   + + + - - -
Tbrhod ETat 1:18 -   - - - - - -
Total serum IgM (mg/l) 1610   3530 7030 5050 3370 3120 2170
T.brucei complex PCR-RFLP +        
T.b.rhod. PCR SLG polymorphism +        
T.b.rhod PCR SRA + (287 bp)        
  1. Abbreviations: Hgb hemoglobin, ALT alanine aminotransferase, AST aspartate aminotransferase, Tbgam Trypanosoma brucei gambiense, Tbrhod Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense, CATT Card Agglutination Test for Trypanosomiasis, IFAT Indirect Fluorescent Antibody Test, ETat Edinburgh Trypanosoma Antigenic Type, PCR Polymerase Chain Reaction, RFLP Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism, SLG Spliced Leader Gene Polymorphism Marker, SRA Serum Resistance-Associated Gene, “-“ negative result, “+” positive result, bp: base pair.