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Table 5 Fall in haematocrit according to time of follow-up in children treated with artesunate-amodiaquine or artemether-lumefantrine

From: Temporal changes in haematocrit following artemisinin-based combination treatments of uncomplicated falciparum malaria in children

  Days after start of treatment
Extent of fall 14
Anaemia
21
Anaemia
28
Anaemia
35
Anaemia
42
Anaemia
Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No
≥ 5 % fall in haematocrit 29a 23a 20 28 8 14 0 11 1 15
< 5 % fall in haematocrit 32 33 18 57 5 68 5 62 3 61
Total 61 56 38 85 13 82 13 82 4 76
  1. aNumber of children evaluated per visit day