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Table 1 General group of diseases HIV positive (HP) patients and HIV negative (HN) patients were admitted for to University Hospital Frankfurt, Germany (UHF), as given by the digital patient data files

From: Elevated prevalence of multidrug-resistant gram-negative organisms in HIV positive men

  HP HN
General characteristics
Number of patients (n) 109 109
Male (%) 100 100
Mean age and standard deviation (years) 46 (10.8) 46 (11.0)
General group of diseases patients were admitted for to UHF
Department for Infectious diseases (n;%) 90 (82.6) 12 (11.0)
Stadium of HIV infection a(n;%)  
  A1 8; 8.9 -
A2 16; 17.8
A3 5; 5.6
B1 -
B2 4; 4.4
B3 7; 7.8
C1 -
C2 5; 5.6
C3 40; 44.4
unknown 5; 5.6
Hematology/Oncology (n;%) 6; 5.6 43 (39.4)
Gastroenterology (n;%) 3; 2.8 14 (12.8)
Pneumology (n;%) 1; 0.9 2 (1.8)
Cardiology (n;%) - 3 (2.7)
Nephrology (n;%) - 7 (6.4)
Rheumatology (n;%) - 1 (1)
Neurology 5; 4.6 5 (4.6)
General surgery and traumatology (n;%) 4; 3.7 21 (19.3)
Neurosurgery (n;%) - 1 (1)
  1. Abbreviations: UHF University Hospital Frankfurt am Main, Germany; HIV human immunodeficiency virus
  2. aas defined by CDC [19]: A = asymptomatic, acute HIV, or persistent generalized lymphadenopathy; B = symptomatic conditions, not A or C; C = AIDS-indicator conditions; “1” CD4+ cell count ≥ 500/μl; “2” = CD4+ cell count 200-499/μl; “3” = CD4+ cell count <200/μl (in detail see [19])