TABLE 1

Characteristics of HIV-1-infected patients in this study

CharacteristicDatum for patientsa
Not treated with HAARTbTreated with HAART
No. of patients1212
SexMaleMale
Age (yrs)38.6 ± 15.137.1 ± 8.6
Mode of infectionSexual transmissionSexual transmission
CD4+ T count (cells/mm3)410 ± 76899 ± 172
Viral load (IU/ml)2.10 ± 1.8E + 05<50
Antiretroviral therapyNoYes
Duration of antiretroviral therapy (yrs)4.4 ± 1.4
Treatment regimenTenofovir disoproxil + lamivudine + efavirenz
  • a All values are means ± SDs if not indicated otherwise.

  • b Patients in this group were newly diagnosed HIV-1 patients who had not received HAART.