TABLE 1.

Clinical data for 14 acutely HIV-1 subtype C-infected individuals

Patient no.aDate of blood drawTime (wk) postinfectionViral load (RNA copies/ml)CD4 count (cells/μl)Clinical statusb
002-10-000817 May 20053373,000360
002-10-004511 May 20055236,000974Controller
002-10-0061*20 December 20048610389Controller
002-10-006319 January 20054277,000414Rapid progressor
002-10-008428 February 200539,140636
002-10-008522 June 20055621,000419
002-10-0088*17 February 2005529,400963
002-10-020612 July 20058368,000365Rapid progressor
002-10-021025 May 20055127,000461Rapid progressor
002-10-022811 May 200573,840867Controller
002-10-023910 August 2005595,800845
002-10-0244*23 May 2005819,200557
002-10-0255*21 June 20058196,000693
002-10-02565 September 2005656,500689
  • a *, patients from the seroincidence cohort. The rest of the patients were from the sex worker cohort.

  • b Controller, individual with a CD4 count of >350 cells/ml and a viral load of <2,000 copies/ml on at least two consecutive measurements after 6 months of infection; rapid progressor, individual with a CD4 count of <350 cells/ml and a viral load of >100,000 copies/ml on at least two consecutive measurements after 6 months of infection.