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Table 3 Laboratory values among HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected pregnant women at 36 weeks gestation

From: Selected hematologic and biochemical measurements in African HIV-infected and uninfected pregnant women and their infants: the HIV Prevention Trials Network 024 protocol

Laboratory Parameter HIV-infected HIV-uninfected p value
  n Mean ± SD 95% CI n Mean ± SD 95% CI  
    Lower Upper    Lower Upper  
Red blood cell count 106/μL 1643 3.8 ± 0.6 2.78 4.94 280 3.9 ± 0.7 2.865 5.34 < 0.0001
Hemoglobin g/dl 1642 10.7 ± 1.4 7.9 13.2 280 11.3 ± 1.3 9 13.95 < 0.0001
Hematocrit % 1643 31.7 ± 4.3 23.3 39.5 280 33.3 ± 4.2 25.9 41.85 < 0.0001
Platelets 103/μL 1642 209.8 ± 79.1 88 402 280 182.9 ± 64.8 86.5 344.5 < 0.0001
White blood cell count 103/μL 1639 6.1 ± 2.0 3.1 10.2 280 6.7 ± 2.1 3.8 11.2 < 0.0001
Lymphocytes % 1633 31.4 ± 8.7 16.7 50.5 274 31.8 ± 8.4 18.1 53.6 0.5
Monocytes % 1633 8.4 ± 5.1 2.1 21.9 274 7.5 ± 5.3 1.1 23.1 0.01
Granulocytes % 1632 60.1 ± 11.0 32.1 77.8 274 60.7 ± 10.8 32.6 76.5 0.4
CD4+ T lymphocyte count cells/μμL 1459 399.8 ± 222.7 65 901 166 786.0 ± 266.4 368 1325 < 0.0001
CD8+ T lymphocyte count cells/μL 1459 776.2 ± 336.3 293 1618 166 506.8 ± 218.5 216 1106 < 0.0001
CD4+ T lymphocyte % 185 24.2 ± 10.4 4 43 49 45.0 ± 9.3 28 66 < 0.0001
CD8+ lymphocyte % 185 54.0 ± 12.5 32 79 49 31.1 ± 7.4 21 43 < 0.0001
Total T lymphocytes as a % of all lymphocytes 173 77.5 ± 9.7 57 92 43 74.1 ± 9.6 54 90 0.04
  1. Note: Indicates t-test P values comparing laboratory values between HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected women at 36 weeks gestation