Table 3

Clinical signs and hematologic parameters according to definite diagnosis (dengue or non-dengue)
Median (IR) p valuea
Dengue Non-dengue
Axillary temperature (°C) 37.1 37 NS
(36.5–38.2) (36.5– 37.8)
Heart rate 84 80 NS
(78.0–90.0) (72.0–91.0)
Respiratory rate 19 19 NS
(16.0–20.0) (16.0–20.0)
MAP sitting (mmHg) 92.5 88.3 NS
(83.3–100.0) (77.5–96.7)
MAP recumbent (mmHg) 93.3 93.3 NS
(83.3–102.5) (83.3–97.9)
Hematocrit (%) 42 42.3 NS
(39.3–45.0) (40.0–45.1)
Platelets (1000/mm3) 175 209 0.002
(121.5–218.0) (171.0–237.5)
Hemoglobin (g/dl) 14.4 14.2 NS
(13.2–15.3) (13.6–15.3)
Leukocytes (/mm3) 3600 6205 < 0.001
(2745–5015) (4248–8718)

NOTE. – IR = Interquartile range. a Non-parametric Mann-Whitney test. MAP = Mean arterial pressure.

Daumas et al.

Daumas et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:77   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-13-77

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