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Table 3 Distribution of FBC parameters during the acute febrile phase (Day 2 and 3 of illness) and Day 5 of illness according to gender

From: Value of peripheral blood count for dengue severity prediction

  Acute febrile phase (day 2 and 3) of illness Day 5 of illness Reference ranges for blood parameters
DF/DHF No. Mean Standard deviation P value No. Mean Standard deviation P value
Male
 WBC (cells/mm3) DF 126 4.4 2.0 0.40 126 3.4 1.9 0.01 4.3–10*103/μL
DHF 216 4.6 2.1   216 3.9 2.2   
 Neutrophil (cells/mm3) DF 126 2.7 1.7 0.01 126 2.1 5.6 0.75 1.8–7.0*103/μL
DHF 215 3.3 2.0   216 1.9 1.0   
 Lymphocyte (cells/mm3) DF 43 1.0 0.61 0.19 43 1.8 3.7 0.77 1.0–4.8*103/μL
DHF 180 0.91 0.8   180 2.1 4.9   
 PCV (%) DF 126 44.1 34.3 0.34 126 41.5 27.3 0.79 38–50%
DHF 216 48.2 46.0   216 42.2 6.6   
 Platelet (cells/mm3) DF 126 146.3 46.6 < 0.01 126 104.8 51.7 < 0.01 150–400*103/μL
DHF 215 113.1 63.4   214 46.7 45.1   
 Haemoglobin (g/dL) DF 125 14.0 1.3 < 0.01 126 13.6 1.2 < 0.01 13–18*106/μL
DHF 210 14.8 2.5   213 14.8 1.5   
Female
 WBC (cells/mm3) DF 54 4.2 2.2 0.82 54 3.0 1.5 0.002 4.3–10*103/μL
DHF 117 4.1 2.3   117 4.1 3.1   
 Neutrophil (cells/mm3) DF 54 3.1 2.0 0.55 54 1.3 0.7 0.05 1.8–7.0*103/μL
DHF 117 2.9 1.8   117 2.4 5.9   
 Lymphocyte (cells/mm3) DF 11 1.0 0.5 0.41 11 1.0 0.6 0.21 1.0–4.8*103/μL
DHF 99 1.0 0.6   98 3.2 17.3   
 PCV (%) DF 54 39.9 26.9 0.52 54 33.7 5.7 0.09 36–45%
DHF 117 37.5 7.1   117 39.0 32.7   
 Platelet (cells/mm3) DF 54 172.8 68.2 < 0.01 54 116.6 57.6 < 0.001 150–400*103/μL
DHF 117 120.2 65.9   117 48.8 33.1   
 Haemoglobin (g/dL) DF 54 12.5 1.4 0.62 53 11.8 1.2 < 0.001 11.5–15.5*106/uL
DHF 114 12.7 1.5   115 12.6 1.3