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Table 4 Antioxidant and some hematological parameters of HIV infected subject on ART and ART naïve subjects

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

 HIV Subjects
ParameterSubjects on ART
N = 60
Mean ± S.D
ART naive Subjects
N = 40
Mean ± S.D
p-value
ANTIOXIDANTS
 GSH (μ g/mL)4.32+  2.192.93+  0.66< 0.01*
 GPX (pg/mL)143.22 + 71.9693.04 ± 19.78< 0.01*
HEMATOLOGY
 CD4 (cells /mm3)442.17+  242.99342.33 + 208.58< 0.01*
 Hb (g/dL)11.70 + 1.9910.63 + 1.37< 0.01*
 WBC (× 109/L)4.02 + 1.153.21 + 0.58< 0.01*
 sPlatelet (× 109/L)205.33 ± 62.90136.57 + 30.06< 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