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Table 1 Characteristics of HIV-1-infected former plasma donors (FPDs) and control individuals

From: Antibody-dependent CD56+ T cell responses are functionally impaired in long-term HIV-1 infection

Characteristics HIV-1-monoinfected HIV-1/HCV-coinfected Healthy
Number 40 36 36
Female* 25 (62.5) 20 (55.6) 18 (50.0)
Age (years) 43 (9.4) 44 (9.3) 46 (10.2)
Deduced infection time (years) 15.1 (1.5) 14.8 (1.5) NAa
Clinical data
 ALT (IU/L)†b 22.5 (25.1) 33.0 (50.5) 19 (12.0)
 AST (IU/L)†c 29.0 (24.9) 35.5 (57.5) 22 (11.6)
HIV-status
 Anti-HIV Positive Positive NA
 HIV RNA (copies/ml) 11,452 (8933) 11,075 (7866) NA
 CD4 cells/μl 384 (234) 403 (233) NA
 CD8 cells/μl 936 (394) 850 (517) NA
HCV-status
 Anti-HCV Negative Positive NA
 HCV RNA (log10 IU/ml) 0 (0) 6.4 (0.9) NA
HCV genotype
 1b* NA 15 (41.7) NA
 2a* NA 20 (55.6) NA
 Others* NA 1 (2.7) NA
  1. * Number of cases (number/total in %)
  2.  Mean ± standard deviation (SD)
  3. aNot applicable, b alanine aminotransferase, c aspartate aminotransferase