Table 1

Baseline characteristics of patient population case series is drawn from
Baseline characteristic Value
Median age in years (IQR) 34 (29 to 40)
Median CD4 cells/μL (IQR) 135 (70 to 194)
%female 67%
% with cultured confirmed TB as part of HAART initiation work up ~40%
% diagnosed with TB as part of HAART initiation work up ~50%
% with alanine transaminase elevation grade ≥ 1 28%
% with alanine transaminase elevation grade ≥ 3 3%
% with alkaline phospatase > 98U/L (female) or > 128U/L (male) at time of HAART initiation 43%

IQR = Inter-quartile range.

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