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Table 3 Platelet and platelet indices storages changes in donor blood

From: Storage related haematological and biochemical changes in Plasmodium falciparum infected and sickle cell trait donor blood

  Baseline Mean Week 1 Mean (%∆) Week 2 Mean (%∆) Week 3 Mean (%∆) Week 4 Mean (%∆) Week 5 Mean (%∆) F P-value
Sickle cell and malaria negative donor blood
 Plt (×109/L) 224.10 199.55(10.9) 171.10(23.6) 162.60(27.4) 167.40(25.3) 139.30(37.8) 4.09 0.003
 MPV (fL) 8.45 9.05(7.1) 9.93(17.5) 9.71(14.9) 9.17(8.5) 10.10(19.5) 8.18 0.001*
 PDW (fL) 12.74 12.41(2.5) 13.93(9.3) 13.00(2.0) 11.98(5.9) 13.63(6.9) 1.00 0.425
 PCT (%) 0.18 0.16(11.1) 0.17(5.5) 0.15(16.6) 0.15(16.6) 0.13(27.7) 1.09 0.374
 P_LCR (%) 18.15 20.11(10.7) 21.86(20.4) 22.15(22.0) 19.21(5.8) 24.18(33.2) 1.24 0.304
Sickle cell trait donor blood
 Plt (×109/L) 225.90 214.10(5.2) 185.20(18.0) 189.40(16.1) 207.80(8.0) 167.61(25.8) 1.25 0.301
 MPV (fL) 8.69 8.53(1.8) 9.83(13.1) 9.78(12.5) 9.83(13.1) 10.45(20.2) 3.85 0.005
 PDW (fL) 12.31 12.03(2.2) 13.89(12.8) 13.75(11.6) 13.72(11.4) 15.54(26.2) 1.55 0.189
 PCT (%) 0.19 0.19(0.0) 0.18(5.2) 0.18(5.2) 0.20(5.2) 0.18(5.2) 0.31 0.903
 P_LCR (%) 16.62 16.19(2.5) 20.02(20.4) 21.65(30.2) 20.35(22.4) 24.28(46.0) 2.09 0.080
Asymptomatic malaria donor blood
 Plt (×109/L) 191.90 141.30(26.3) 132.70(30.8) 118.40(38.3) 106.80(44.3) 96.10(49.9) 7.47 0.001*
 MPV (fL) 8.59 8.59(0.0) 9.87(14.9) 9.93(15.6) 9.10(5.9) 10.19(18.6) 2.52 0.040
 PDW (fL) 13.90 13.90(0.0) 14.28(2.7) 14.75(6.1) 12.25(11.8) 15.98(14.9) 1.49 0.208
 PCT (%) 0.15 0.15(0.0) 0.16(6.6) 0.15(0.0) 0.16(6.6) 0.14(6.6) 0.41 0.835
 P_LCR (%) 19.48 19.48((0.0) 22.19(13.9) 22.17(13.8) 21.40(9.8) 26.89(38.0) 1.33 0.265
  1. Abbreviations: Plt = Platelets, PMV = Mean platelet volume, PDW=Platelet distribution width, PCT = Plateletcrit, P_LCR = Platelet large cell ratio
  2. *p values less than 0.001