Table 1:

Blood cell counts by study groups.
Study group Red cells (x 106/µL) Total white cells (x 103/µL) Neutrophils (%) Lymphocytes (%) Eosinophils (%) Basophils (%) Platelets (x 103/µL)
Controls Mean 4.29 4.83 43.71 51.91 1.54 0.51 188.37
Min 3 3 30 42 1 0 91
Max 6 8 50 60 5 2 366
95% CI 4.1-4.5 4.4-5.3 42.3-45.1 50.4-53.4 1.2-1.9 0.3-0.7 167.2-209.5
HIV monoinfected Mean 2.33 4.33 49.83 45.5 2.33 0.67 221.0
Min 1 3 37 34 1 0 103
Max 5 5 60 56 3 1 521
95% CI 0.6-4.1 3.3-5.4 41.7-58.0 37.6-53.4 1.3-3.4 0.1-1.2 55.8-386.2
Malaria + HIV coinfected Mean 3.0 3.33 41.33 54.67 2.17 0.33 120.67
Min 1 2 32 44 1 0 70
Max 5 4 50 64 5 1 251
95% CI 1.2-4.8 2.5-4.2 33.4-49.3 46.6-62.8 0.5-3.9 0.2-0.9 51-190.4
Malaria monoinfected Mean 3.8 4.0 44.85 52.29 1.85 0.46 176.3
Min 3 2 30 41 1 0 78
Max 5 5 55 67 3 1 532
95% CI 3.3-4.2 3.5-4.6 40.1-49.6 47.4-57.1 1.4-2.3 0.2-0.8 100.7-252
p-value < 0.0001 0.011 0.070 0.055 0.184 0.751 0.267

CI: Confidence Interval; HIV: Human Immunodeficiency Virus.