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Table 3 Antioxidant and some hematological parameters of HIV-infected and control subjects

From: Glutathione, glutathione peroxidase and some hematological parameters of HIV-seropositive subjects attending clinic in University of Calabar teaching hospital, Calabar, Nigeria

 Subjects
ParameterHIV Subjects
N = 100
Mean ± S.D.
Control Subjects
N = 80
Mean ± S.D
p-value
ANTIOXIDANTS
 GSH (μ g/mL)3.76+ 1.876.00+  2.94< 0.01*
 GPX (pg/mL)123.15 + 62.05228.17 ± 80.04< 0.01*
HEMATOLOGY
 CD4 (cells /mm3)414.23+  236.24689.66 + 283.31< 0.01*
 Hb (g/dl)11.27 + 1.8412.61 + 1.70< 0.01*
 WBC (× 109/L)3.69 + 1.045.23 + 2.06< 0.01*
 Platelet (× 109/L)177.83 ± 62.13243.14 + 71.99< 0.01*
  1. N absolute number; Hb hemoglobin; GSH glutathione
  2. GPX glutathione peroxidase; WBC white blood cells count
  3. CD cluster of differentiation
  4. *: Significantly different