TABLE 1.

Patient characteristicsa

StatusPatientGenderAge (yrs)Time diagnosedbCD4+ absolute counts (cells/mm3)Plasma viral loads (copies/ml)c
HIV-1 positive,115M277 mo248970
HAART-naïve124M438 mo294452,717
120M371 yr8>500,000
121M361 yr46>500,000
119F49<2 yr8727,897
104M462.5 yr2164,130
102M42<3 yr7628,221
101F303.5 yr1612,708
106F375.5 yr28973,774
111M5010.5 yr219200,810
103M4511.5 yr421,253
LTNP126M435.5 yr750<50
122M4913.5 yr910<50
135M4618 yr689<50
HIV-1 negative114M22NA1,346NA
    controls117M24NA1,465NA
118F23NA1,236NA
130F35NA1,046NA
131F47NA632NA
132F53NA1,203NA
Primary HIV-1134M354 wk752>500,000
    infection116M366 wk88141,464
HIV-1 positive, 5 yr of HAART129M4314 yr800<50
  • a Abbreviations: M, male; F, female; NA, not applicable.

  • b Length of infection at the time of sample collection.

  • c Pre-HAART values.