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Table 1 Key characteristics of cases and controls

From: Monocyte unresponsiveness and impaired IL1β, TNFα and IL7 production are associated with a poor outcome in Malawian adults with pulmonary tuberculosis

Pair Case/Control Clinical Diagnosis Sex HIV CD4 (cells/mm3) BMI (Kg/m2) Sputum Smear Sputum Culture Day of Event
1 Case (death) Advanced TB and severe anaemia F Positive 44 17.8 Positive Positive 14
1 Control   F Positive 65 17.7 Positive Positive  
2 Case (death) Unknown (died at home) F Positive 92 13.4 Positive Positive 31
2 Control   F Positive 174 15.6 Negative Positive  
3 Case (death) Unknown (died at home) F Positive 333 20.4 Positive Positive 7
3 Control   F Positive 305 17.7 Negative Positive  
4 Case (recovered) Pneumonia F Positive 362 18.4 Negative Positive 8
4 Control   F Positive 344 19.6 Positive Positive  
5 Case (death) 1 week postpartum and sudden collapse, possible pulmonary embolus F Negative 376 17.0 Positive Positive 6
5 Control   F Negative 400 19.5 Positive Positive  
6 Case (death) Septic shock, Salmonella typhimurium M Positive 16 14.2 Positive Positive 3
6 Control   M Positive 38 19.8 Positive Positive  
7 Case (recovered) Severe anaemia M Positive 19 18.4 Positive Positive 11
7 Control   M Positive 39 19.0 Positive Positive  
8 Case (death) Salmonella typhimurium M Positive 33 17.1 Positive Unavailable 0
8 Control   M Positive 72 14.1 Negative Positive  
9 Case (death) Unknown (died at home) M Positive 44 16.2 Positive Positive 14
9 Control   M Positive 81 16.0 Positive Positive  
10 Case (death) Pneumonia M Positive 50 14.7 Positive Positive 20
10 Control   M Positive 92 20.6 Positive Positive  
11 Case (recovered) Salmonella typhimurium M Positive 77 18.2 Positive Positive 22
11 Control   M Positive 93 19.0 Positive Positive  
12 Case (recovered) Gastroenteritis and hypovolaemic shock (Blood culture negative) M Positive 94 14.5 Positive Positive 28
12 Control   M Positive 112 21.6 Negative Positive  
13 Case (death) Septic-shock like presentation (Blood culture negative) M Positive 96   Positive Positive 1
13 Control   M Positive 150 15.3 Positive Positive  
14 Case (death) Pneumonia M Positive 105   Positive Positive 40
14 Control   M Positive 154 21.1 Positive Positive  
15 Case (death) Advanced TB M Positive 173 N/A Positive Unavailable 10
15 Control   M Positive 183 20.1 Negative Positive  
16 Case (recovered) Severe anaemia M Positive 186 16.1 Positive Positive 28
16 Control   M Positive 208 20.9 Positive Positive  
17 Case (death) Advanced TB M Positive 200 19.6 Positive Positive 53
17 Control   M Positive 368 21.4 Negative Positive  
18 Case (recovered) Pneumonia M Negative 356 18.1 Positive Positive 6
18 Control   M Negative 325 18.9 Positive Positive  
19 Case (recovered) Pneumonia M Positive 399 19.9 Negative Positive 6
19 Control   M Positive 388 20.0 Positive Positive  
20 Case (recovered) Heptatotoxicity M Negative 403 14.9 Positive Positive 15
20 Control   M Negative 431 21.2 Positive Positive  
21 Case (recovered) Empyema – Streptococcus pneumoniae M Negative 426 14.8 Positive Positive 38
21 Control   M Negative 367 18.1 Positive Positive  
22 Case (death) Advanced TB M Negative 532 N/A Positive Unavailable 0
22 Control   M Negative 484 19.8 Positive Positive