Table 2

Laboratory findings of the study participants
Laboratory characteristic Frequency (n=260) Percentage (%)
Serum albumin (g/L) NR in g/L (35–50)
Mean (SD) 25.3(7.3)
<35 234 90
CD4 count (cells/μl)
Mean (SD) 126.8 (161.8)
<200 163 78.4
**ALT level (U/L) NR in U/L (0–80)
Mean (SD) 17.4 (25.7)
≥80 9 3.5
***ALP level (U/L) NR in U/L (30–129)
Mean (SD) 160.9 (140.3)
≥129 109 41.9
****GFR (ml/min/1.73m2) NR in ml/min/1.73m2 (90–120)
Mean (SD) 86.3(26.1)
<90 69 26.5

* SD- Standard deviation NR- Normal range **ALT- Alanine transaminase *** ALP- Alkaline phosphatase ****GFR-Glomerular filtration rate.

Kibirige et al.

Kibirige et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:122   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-13-122

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