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Table 2 Comparison of eosinophils, viral load and lymphocytes among HIV positive subgroups

From: The influence of different helminth infection phenotypes on immune responses against HIV in co-infected adults in South Africa

SUBGROUPS
Cell Types Egg+IgEhi (n = 21) Egg+IgElo (n = 35) Egg-IgEhi (n = 21) Egg-IgElo (n = 47) p-value
Eosinophils 0.32 0.15 0.18 0.10 0.01
Total lymphocytes 1.72 2.1 1.89 1.98 0.50
T lymphocytes 1.29 1.75 1.39 1.25 0.23
CD8+ 0.66 0.84 0.78 0.66 0.66
CD4+ 0.28 0.41 0.32 0.23 0.01
CD4:CD8 ratio 0.38 0.48 0.37a 0.34 0.03
NK lymphocytes 0.11 0.12 0.10 0.11 0.83
B lymphocytes 0.09 0.15 0.12 0.10 0.03
Viral Load 70 878 25 666 87 813 28 257 0.12
  1. Cells are expressed medians in count × 109/L and viral load in copies per ml of blood.