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Table 1 Summary of patient characteristics

From: The Tat protein of human immunodeficiency virus-1 enhances hepatitis C virus replication through interferon gamma-inducible protein-10

  HCV HCV/HIV
  Mono-infected Co-infected
Characteristic (n = 20) (n = 17)
Gender   
   Female 8 0
   Male 12 17
Age (years) 37 (26-60) 34 (28-38)
ALT level (IU/L) 40.6 (14-118) 9 (2-25)
AST level (IU/L) 34.8 (17-116) 52 (29-99)
CD4 count (cells/ul) NT 256 (106-474)
CD8 count (cells/ul) NT 989 (357-1600)
Serum HCV RNA (copies/ml) 6.1 × 105 (103-1.2 × 107) 1.4 × 106 (103-6.8 × 107)
HCV genotype   
   1 7 8
   2 5 4
   3 5 3
   Unknown 3 2
  1. Data are median (range) values, unless otherwise indicated. ALT, alanine aminotransferase; AST, aspartate aminotransferase; NT, not tested