TABLE 2.

Chronic cohort information

ParameterValue for chronic cohort
TotalProtective HLA alleleaNo protective HLA alleleP valueb
No. of individuals803165638
Median log10 plasma viral load (IQRc)5.08 (4.65-5.46)4.96 (4.42-5.43)5.11 (4.72-5.47)0.02
Median CD4 cell count (IQR)273 (130-420)290 (120-430)270 (130-420)0.91
  • a Protective HLA alleles defined as B*13, B*27, B*57, and B*5801.

  • b P values determined by a Mann-Whitney U test.

  • c IQR, interquartile range.