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Table 5 Antioxidant and some haematological parameters the HIV infected subjects based on CD4 category

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

ParametersCD4 categoryp-value
CD4 < 200 cells/mm3
N = 9
Mean ± S.D
CD4 ≥ 200 cells/mm3
N = 91
Mean ± S.D
ANTIOXIDANTS
 GSH (μg/mL)2.57 ± 0.593.88 ± 1.91< 0.01*
 GPX (pg/mL)89.57 ± 20.34126.47 ± 63.83< 0.01*
HEMATOLOGY
 CD4 (cells/mm3)131.56 ± 73.21442.19 ± 283.31< 0.01*
 Hb (g/dL)8.62 ± 2.2211.53 ± 1.58< 0.01*
 WBC (× 109/L)2.66 ± 0.513.80 ± 1.02< 0.01*
 Platelet (× 109/L)102.58 ± 17.07185.27 ± 59.98< 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