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Table 6 Antioxidant and some haematological parameters the HIV infected subjects based on gender

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

ParametersGenderp-value
Male HIV subjects
N = 46
Mean ± S.D
Female HIV subjects
N = 54
Mean ± S.D
ANTIOXIDANTS
 GSH (μg/mL)3.33 ± 1.384.13 ± 2.160.030*
 GPX (pg/mL)110.45 ± 50.56133.96 ± 69.000.053
HEMATOLOGY
 CD4 (cells/mm3)366.24 ± 207.33455.11 ± 253.080.060
 Hb (g/dL)11.33 ± 2.1911.22 ± 1.500.766
 WBC (× 109/L)3.41 ± 0.703.94 ± 1.210.009*
 Platelet (× 109/L)166.74 ± 54.26187.28 ± 67.180.100
  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