Table 1

Mean baseline and fourth year CD4+ and CD8+ cell count of under HAART subjects
Cells/μl Year HIV/HCV co-infected (G2) (n = 16) Mean ± SD HIV mono-infected (G1) (n = 16) Mean ± SD p value
CD4+ 1st year 148 ± 30 80 ± 151 P < 0.002
4th year 343 ± 119 426 ± 113 P < 0.004
CD8+ 1st year 1104 ± 420 950 ± 631 P < 0.003
4th year 1259 ± 430 1247 ± 420 N/S

(Number of patients in parenthesis), N/S- not significant.

Key: G = Group, HAART = highly active antiretroviral therapy, ART = Antiretroviral treatment, μl = microliter, CD = Cluster designation/differentiation, SD = standard deviation.

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Taye and Lakew BMC Immunology 2013 14:23   doi:10.1186/1471-2172-14-23

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