Table 1

Clinical characteristics of HIV-1-infected patient cohort

Patient groupNo. of patientsPlasma viral load (RNA copies/ml)Absolute CD4 count [range (median no. of cells/ml)]
Aviremic
    Elite controller3<50850–1,750 (890)
    Successfully treated on ARTa5<50450–650 (573)
Viremic
    Viremic controller4<50–955400–650 (583)
    Progressor112,000–80,000250–650 (424)
  • a Note that these patients have undetectable VL on ART.