Table 1.

Expression of IL-2 and IFN-γ following SEB stimulationa

Patient or controlHIV RNA in plasma (no. of copies/ml)No. of CD4 cells/μlCD69+ % IL-2+CD69+ % IFN-γ+IFN-γ+ % IL-2+
Patients
 536<40048615.125.5ND
 24815,00020211.532.112.3
 13821,00030911.826.512.4
 12125,0004606.436.15.9
 26132,0006809.0ND21
 11365,00025021.752.65.7
 09197,000190922
 107520,00011211.712.324
 Mean12.0 29.613.6
 Median28,500275.911.626.512.35
Controls
 116.717.134.4
 211.224.832
 319.425.443.2
 49.74839
 52229ND
 618.325.529
 725NDND
 821ND20.0
 Mean17.928.333.0
 Median18.325.533.2
  • a P values from two-tailedt tests of comparisons between the average responses of patients and healthy donors are as follows: ∗, P < 0.03 ; †, P < 0.001 . ND, not done.