Table 2.

Clinical and virological characterization of HIV-1 primary isolates used in this study

PatientStage of diseasea (category)CD4 countsbClinical statusTissue of origin
1123II500Asymptomatic, HIV positiveBlood
1124II200Asymptomatic, nontransmitting motherBlood
1127II350Asymptomatic, HIV positiveBlood
1117IV<50AIDSBlood
1114II200AsymptomaticBlood
1044IV<50AIDS with encephalopathyBrain
1097IV<50AIDS, rapid progressorBlood
1039II400Asymptomatic, nontransmitting motherBlood
1067II450Asymptomatic, HIV positiveBlood
1068IV<50AIDS, advanced diseaseBlood
1076IV<50AIDSBlood
MWIV<50AIDS rapid progressor with encephalopathyBlood
333IV<50AIDS, rapid progressorBlood
933IV<50AIDSBlood
1192IV<50AIDSBlood
1101IV<50AIDSBlood
1052IV<50AIDSLung
  • a According to CDC classification (category IV, AIDS; category II, asymptomatic; category I, acute seroconversion).

  • b Absolute count of CD4 lymphocytes per microliter of blood.