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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of study participants

From: HIV-1 infection is associated with changes in nuclear receptor transcriptome, pro-inflammatory and lipid profile of monocytes

Subjects HEALTY (n=8) HIV POSITIVE (n=8) HAART (n=8) P
Sex (Male/Female) 4/4 6/2 6/2 -
Age (years) 45.2 ± 4.5 47.1 ± 4.6 44.8 ± 4.4 -
BMI 24.15 ± 1.29 23.35 ± 0.99 23.37 ± 0.65 -
White Blood Cells (cells/mm3) 6347 ± 685 4756 ± 1214 5740 ± 567 -
CD4+ (cells/ml) N/A 396.6 ± 121 851.1 ± 78 # # < 0.05
Cholesterol (mg/dl) 201.3 ± 7.7 133.5 ± 13.8 * 226.3 ± 13.4 # * < 0.05# < 0.05
HDL (mg/dl) 59.1 ± 5.9 28 ± 3.8 * 45.5 ± 5.9 # * < 0.05# < 0.05
Triglycerides (mg/dl) 86.1 ± 11.6 169.7 ± 50.1 181.6 ± 29 -
Viral Load (copies/ml) N/A 840000±552000 < 50 # * < 0.05# < 0.05
Therapy none none PI (n=5) and NNRTI (n=3) -
Blood pressure medications 2 3 2 -
  1. *P<0.05 versus healthy donors, #P<0.05 versus HIV patients.
  2. PI, protease inhibitor; NNRT, non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor.
  3. N/A, not applicable.