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Table 2 Demographical and hematological parameters of the patients (mean ± SD)

From: Molecular prevalence of intestinal parasites infections in children with diarrhea in Franceville, Southeast of Gabon

 Franceville children
Infected (n = 61)Uninfected (n = 39)p
Age (months)28.3 ± 4.319.4 ± 3.40.06
Temperature37.9 ± 0.238.2 ± 0.20.5
Weight (Kg)11.9 ± 0.910.1 ± 1.050.3
Haemoglobin (g/dL)10.4 ± 0.611.7 ± 0.50.1
Red blood cells (106 cells/mm3)4.3 ± 0.74.3 ± 0.20.7
White blood cells (103 cells/mm3)13.2 ± 2.19.7 ± 1.10.1
Platelets (103 cells/mm3)358.8 ± 313.8361 ± 467.20.2
Creatinine (mmol/L)47.7 ± 3.825.3 ± 2.70.02
  1. leucocyte counts, hemoglobin concentrations and creatinine infected and uninfected children. Statistical significance was calculated using a student’s t test. SD = standard deviation