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Table 2 CSF characteristics by HIV status in Possible, Probable and Definite Tuberculous Meningitis

From: Mortality in hospitalized patients with tuberculous meningitis

  Possible (n = 161) Probable (n = 34) Definite (n = 68)
CSF Analysis (n = 263) HIV Positive (n = 72) HIV Negative (n = 123) p-value HIV Positive (n = 12) HIV Negative (n = 22) p-value HIV Positive (n = 28) HIV Negative (n = 40) p-value
Proteina 205 (12–585) 199 (10–2249) 0.891 285 (32–1200) 177 (10–728) 0.092 290 (25–900) 290 (98–6000) 0.773
Glucosea 36 (12–78) 36 (10–118) 0.800 33 (21–82) 29 (10–65) 0.347 29 (15–61) 27 (10–89) 0.324
Hypoglycorrhachia 50/54 (92.6%) 80/86 (93.0%) 1.000 7/8 (87.5%) 17/19 (89.5%) 1.000 27/27 (100.0%) 35/35 (100.0%) 1.000
Leukocytesa 50 (1–1550) 105 (2–3808) 0.010 45 (1–610) 32 (1–2000) 0.856 82 (1–1165) 83 (4–2160) 0.685
Mononuclear cells (%)a 100 (15–100) 95 (5–100) 0.010 100 (20–100) 99 (13–100) 0.241 90 (20–100) 90 (8–100) 0.623
ADAa 9 (0.9–32.9) 9 (0.7–52.7) 0.966 11 (2.2–37) 10 (1.9–28.6) 0.524 15 (0.9–53.3) 14 (1–76.1) 0.417
  1. aMedian (Range)