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Table 4 Main viro-immunological parameters of HIV patients with the same herpesvirus shedding pattern at both T0 and T1. Data are expressed as median and interquartile range (IQR)

From: Cytomegalovirus, Epstein-Barr virus and human herpesvirus 8 salivary shedding in HIV positive men who have sex with men with controlled and uncontrolled plasma HIV viremia: a 24-month longitudinal study

  Isolated EBV-DNA (n = 19) EBV-DNA + HHV-8 DNA (n = 11) EBV-DNA + HHV-8 DNA + CMV-DNA (n = 2) EBV-DNA + CMV-DNA (n = 1) No shedding (n = 9)
CD4 + cell count/mm3 560 (427–672) 630 (540–777) 670 (600–740) 410 600 (207–857)
CD4+ cell percentage 26 (21.2–34.7) 33 (25.2–36.7) 25.5 (21–30) 20 27 (13.7–34)
CD8+ cell count/mm 1000 (706–1316) 1123(527–1228) 1473 (1233–1714) 943 800 (646–1001)
CD8 + cell percentage 46 (40–52) 46 (30.5–52.7) 55 (50–60) 46 40(35.7–46.7)
CD4+ cell count at nadir (cells/mm3) 290(110–517 340 (212–480) 585(510–660) 410 310(25–450)
  1. T0: time of the first saliva sampling, after 24 months of plasma HIV RNA control analysis
  2. T1: time of the second saliva testing, 24 months after T0