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Table 3 Clinical signs and hematologic parameters according to definite diagnosis (dengue or non-dengue)

From: Clinical and laboratory features that discriminate dengue from other febrile illnesses: a diagnostic accuracy study in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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