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Table 5 Plasma HIV-1 RNA levels according to GBV-C status.

From: Prevalence of GB virus type C in urban Americans infected with human immunodeficiency virus type 1

HIV RNA copies/mL GBV-C RNA positive/ anti-E2 antibody positive n (%) GBV-C RNA positive n (%) Anti-E2 antibody positive n (%) Negative for GBV-C RNA and Anti-E2 antibody n (%)
≤ 500 10 (77%) 28 (41%) 46 (40%) 58 (37%)
>500 3 (23%) 41 (59%) 68 (60%) 99 (63%)
Total 13 (100%) 69 (100%) 114 (100%) 157 (100%)
  1. p < 0.05 when comparing RNA+/E2+ group to other GBV-C status groups.
  2. † Comparison among the four groups were made using the Chi-square test.