Table 4

A-C: Spearman correlations between selected transcript signals and CD4 count, Nadir CD4 count, and viral load control group
CD4 Count Nadir CD4
(A) Control group Transcript Spearman r p-value Spearman r p-value
CCL2 −0.00296 0.986 0.156 0.358
CXCL5 0.0385 0.821 0.101 0.553
IL6 −0.0236 0.877 0.0424 0.799
IL8 0.0234 0.891 0.227 0.176
NRGN −0.186 0.278 −0.172 0.309
CD4 Count Nadir CD4
(B) LVL group Transcript Spearman r p-value Spearman r p-value
CCL2 −0.281 0.133 −0.193 0.283
CXCL5 0.025 0.895 −0.026 0.883
IL6 −0.488 0.006* −0.185 0.304
IL8 −0.219 0.246 −0.143 0.427
NRGN 0.41 0.024* 0.314 0.074
(C) HVL group CD4 Count Nadir CD4 Viral load
Transcript Spearman r p-value Spearman r p-value Spearman r p-value
CCL2 −0.022 0.918 −0.084 0.695 0.202 0.355
CXCL5 −0.277 0.190 −0.367 0.078 0.190 0.385
IL6 −0.324 0.122 −0.414 0.044* −0.199 0.364
IL8 −0.495 0.014* −0.609 0.001** −0.085 0.670
NRGN 0.224 0.292 0.153 0.475 0.143 0.516

Spearman correlations between selected transcripts and CD4 count, Nadir CD4 count, and viral load (where applicable) within the three study groups obtained from GraphPad Prism software set to produce two-tailed p-value. * = p < 0.05; ** = p < 0.001.

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Duskova et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:250   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-13-250

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