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Table 5 Haematological findings in the three groups

From: Morbidity assessment of Opisthorchis viverrini infection in rural Laos: I. Parasitological, clinical, ultrasonographical and biochemical findings

  Group A (n = 45) Group B (n = 31) Group C (n = 18)
Variable Median (range) Outside normal rangea (%) Median (range) Outside normal rangea (%) Median (range) Outside normal rangea (%)
Haematocrite (%)
 Male 42.0 (33.8–47.1) 12/28 (42.8) 40.4 (36.7–46.3) 8/14 (57.1) 44.0 (32.4–53.6) 2/7 (28.6)
 Female 37.8 (32.8–43.2) 6/17 (35.2) 36.8 (31.1–42.3) 9/17 (53.0) 34.6 (28.3–41.3) 8/11 (72.7)
Haemoglobin (g/dl)
 Male 14.4 (10.9–16.4) 10/28 (35.7) 13.5 (11.7–16.8) 7/14 (50.0) 14.9 (10.2–16.6) 1/7 (14.3)
 Female 13.0 (11.2–14.3) 2/17 (11.7) 12.4 (10.5–14.3) 5/17 (29.4) 12.0 (9.1–13.7) 4/11 (36.4)
  1. aNormal values and definitions: Haematrocrite: males 40.9–49.8 %, females 36.8–43.7 %; Haemoglobin: males 13.5–16.5 g/dl, females 11.9–14.3 g/dl
  2. Haematrocrite and haemoglobin below, all other values above threshold