TABLE 2.

CD4+ T-cell count and plasma virus levels following SIVmac251 inoculation

ParameterIndian rhesus (n = 15)Chinese rhesus (n = 8)Cynomolgus (n = 8)Pa
CD4+ T cells (median no. of cells/μl ± range)
    Baseline1,130 (624-1,849)953 (552-1,865)920 (652-1,971)0.711
    Days 35-77695 (300-1,460)735 (395-1,025)774 (458-1,149)0.762
    Days 84-300605 (155-1,336)640 (551-1,187)591 (481-1,031)0.378
Plasma virus (median log10 copies/ml ± range)
    Peak7.49 (6.64-8.30)7.31 (6.47-7.88)6.86 (6.21-7.99)0.127
    Days 35-775.69 (4.37-7.30)4.65 (3.62-5.70)*4.04 (3.12-5.74)*<0.001
    Days 84-3005.10 (3.47-7.50)4.07 (3.15-5.75)3.07 (2.70-5.54)*0.005
  • a See Table 1, footnote a.