## Table 1 |
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Mean concentrations, standard deviation and P values of markers of iron metabolism
and CD^{+}_{4} T cell count in tests and controls |
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Parameters |
Tests n=80 |
Controls n=50 |
P value |

Mean ± SD |
Mean ± SD |
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CD^{+}_{4} T cells/μl |
319.6 ± 22 | 951.5 ± 57 | <0.0001* |

Serum Iron (μmol/l) | 35.3 ± 0.8 | 11.8 ± 0.9 | <0.001* |

TIBC (μmol/l) | 58.5 ± 2.2 | 45.2 ± 2.4 | <0.001* |

Transferrin Saturation (%) | 68.0 ± 3.3 | 27.7 ± 2.2 | <0.0001* |

Values were expressed as mean ± standard deviation (SD).

P values <0.05 is significant.

*P denotes statistically significant value.

Banjoko * et al.*

Banjoko * et al.* *BMC Clinical Pathology* 2012 **12**:26 doi:10.1186/1472-6890-12-26