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Table 2 Laboratory values of patients at baseline visit (n = 487)

From: A prospective study of socio-demographic, clinical characteristics and treatment outcomes of children with tuberculosis in Sindh, Pakistan

Variables Mean ± SD n (%)
Hemoglobin
 Normal (13–16 g/dL) 8.9 ± 1.9 21 (4.3)
 Below normal 466 (95.7)
RBCs
 Normal (3.8–5.9 millions/mm3) 4.15 ± 0.7 286 (58.7)
 Below normal   178 (36.6)
 Above normal   23 (4.7)
Lymhocytes
 Normal (20–45%) 32 ± 17.7 253 (52)
 Below normal   121 (24.8)
 Above normal   113 (23.2)
Monocytes
 Normal (02–10%) 7.4 ± 2.1 470 (96.6)
 Below normal   8 (1.6)
 Above normal   9 (1.8)
Neutrophils
 Normal (40–75%) 49.7 ± 19.4 270 (55.4)
 Below normal   43 (8.8)
 Above normal   174 (35.7)
ESR
Normal (20 mm/hr) 37.32 ± 43 264 (52)
 Above normal   187 (36.8)
 Not available   57 (11.2)