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Table 4 Paracetamol plasma concentrations in the case–control study

From: Suspected paracetamol overdose in Monrovia, Liberia: a matched case–control study

  None Detected ≤10 μg/mL > 10 μg/mL
  N Median (interquartile range) (μg/mL) Mean (range) (μg/mL) SD n(%) n(%) n(%)
Total 24 11.6(1.4–41.0) 25.2(0–108.3) 33.2 4(17) 7(29) 13(54)
Day of hospitalisation the sample was collected
Day One 10 20.3(12.1–56.3) 36.7(1.9–108.4) 36.7 0(0) 1(10) 9(90)
Day two 9 4.4(< 0.1–29.0) 25.3(0–105-.6) 36.8 2(22) 3(33) 4(44)
Day three 3 1.7(0–2.7) 1.5(0–2.7) 1.4 1(33) 2(67) 0(0)
More than 3 days 2 3.1(0–6.1) 3.1(0–6.1) 4.3 1(50) 1(50) 0(0)