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Table 1 The patient characteristics of the tested samples

From: Whole blood as an alternative to peripheral blood mononuclear cell for detection of total HIV-1 DNA

Characteristics Value
Gender (%)
 Male 42 (95.5%)
 Female 2 (4.5%)
 Age (years, IQR) 33 (27, 40)
cART time (months, IQR)
 11 cases before cART 0
 36 cases after cART 3 (2, 8)
 HIV-1 RNA (log10copies/mL, IQR) 1.83 (1.30, 4.46)
 CD4 counts (cells/μL, IQR) 94 (70, 369)
 CD8 counts (cells/μL, IQR) 680 (501, 826)
 CD4/CD8 ratio (IQR) 0.18 (0.09, 0.34)
  1. IQR Interquartile range