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Table 1 Study population characteristics

From: Filaria specific antibody response profiling in plasma from anti-retroviral naïve Loa loa microfilaraemic HIV-1 infected people

Variable HIV/MF (n = 25) HIV/MF+ (n = 25) HIV+/MF (n = 25) HIV+/MF+ (n = 25)
Gender Male and Female Male and Female Male Female Male Female
Participants (%) 8 (32) 17 (68) 11 (44) 14 (56) 10 (40) 15 (60) 9 (36) 16 (64)
Median Age (IQR) 34 (21-41) 49.50 (45.25-55.25) 34 (32-43.50) 37 (27-46) 38 (28-46) 35.5 (28.75-45)
Mf count (MF/ml) Median N/A 1800 (10-4800) N/A 986.7 (1-3200)
Median CD4 counts (cells/mm3) N/A N/A 499 (IQR 310.5-886.8) 367.5 (IQR 157.8-460.8) *
Median Viral load (Log10 copies/ml) N/A N/A 3.05 (IQR 1.76-3.85) 5.04 (IQR 4.530-5.5) *
  1. *P < 0.05, N/A = Not Applicable, IQR = interquartile range, ns = not significant, MF+ = microfilaria positive
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