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Volume 26, Number 8—August 2020

Association of Dengue Virus and Leptospira Co-Infections with Malaria Severity

Rajendra Mandage1, Charandeep Kaur1, Atreyi Pramanik1, Vinod Kumar2, Parul Kodan, Adarsh Singh, Sounak Saha, Shivam Pandey, Naveet Wig, Ravindra Mohan Pandey, Manish Soneja, and Pragyan AcharyaComments to Author 
Author affiliations: All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India (R. Mandage, C. Kaur, A. Pramanik, P. Kodan, S. Pandey, N. Wig, R.M. Pandey, M. Soneja, P. Acharya); Nehru Shatabdi Chikitsalaya, Singrauli, India (V. Kumar); Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, West Bengal, India (A. Singh, S. Saha)

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Table 2

Comparison of blood parameters for patients with mild or severe malaria, India, July 2017–September 2018*

Parameter Mild disease, mean (± SD), n = 33† Severe, mean (± SD), n = 33‡
Hemoglobin, g/dL 12.11 ( ± 3.22) 9.89 (± 2.96)
Hematocrit, % 36.45 (± 9.48) 29.93 (± 8.95)
Platelets, ×103/μL 87.00 (± 54.73) 76.69 (± 66.24)
Leukocytes, × 103 cells/μL 6.07 (± 3.20) 10.53 (± 6.98)
Erythrocytes, × 106 cells/μL 4.26 (± 1.34) 3.69 (± 0.95)
Creatinine, mg/dL 0.90 (± 0.41) 3.37 (± 3.41)

*In each group, 26 patients were male. Mean (± SD) ages were 32.03 (± 15.99) y for those with mild disease and 28.81 (± 13.99) y for those with severe disease.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

2Work was conducted at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.

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