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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of African AIDS patients with unexplained diarrhea and/or weight loss

From: CD14+ macrophages that accumulate in the colon of African AIDS patients express pro-inflammatory cytokines and are responsive to lipopolysaccharide

Age Mean ± S.D. 35 ± 11
Median (Range) 33 (21–52)
Gender Male 12 (52 %)
Female 11 (48 %)
CD4 count (cells/μl) Mean ± S.D. 90 ± 68
Median (Range) 69 (6–237)
% CD4 cells Mean ± S.D. 8.5 ± 5.5
Median (Range) 7.4 (0.42–22.7)
log10 HIV RNA copies/ml Mean ± S.D. 4.89 ± 0.97
Median (Range) 5.08 (4.2–6.6)
GIT complications Diarrhea 13 (56 %)
Weight loss 10 (44 %)