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Table 2 Laboratory changes in patient with malaria and MIS-C

From: MIS-C and co-infection with P. vivax and P. falciparum in a child: a clinical conundrum

  MALARIA MIS-C
Anaemia X X
Thrombocytopenia X X
Leukopenia or leukocytosis X X Leukocytosis with neutrophilia and lymphopenia
Increased CRP X X
Procalcitonin X X
Increased fibrinogen X X
Increased D-dimer   X
Increased LDH X X
Hypertransaminasemia X X
Hyperbilirubinemia indirect direct
Hyponatremia X X
Increased IL-6 X X
Hypoglycemia X  
Hyperferritinemia   X
Metabolic acidosis X X
Hypoalbuminemia   X
Increased cardiac enzymes   X