Table 2.  The Haematologal and CD4+ Cell Count Findings of HIV naïve Children at the Time of Diagnosis

 

Laboratory Features

Naïve Patients

Control

t

P value

Haematocrit(%)

26.98±0.70

30.41 ±0.97

2.931

0.004

White blood cell(g/l)

9.36±0.70

13.14±0.86

3.463

0.001

Lymphocyte (%)

57.90±56

51.68±2.15

1.537

0.13

Neutrophils (%)

40.462±3.33

46.53±2.61

1.437

0.15

Monocyte(%)

0.63±0.24

0.27±0.10

1.599

0.11

Eosinophil(%)

0.61±0.18

0.42±0.10

0.957

0.34

Basophil(%)

0.44±0.25

0.00

2.261

0.03

Platelet(g/l)

86.95±16.59

155.75±14.67

2.575

0.01

Erythrocyte sedimentation rate

65.68±8.71

76.36±6.15

1.021

031

CD4+cell count

239.34±22.21

415.61±29.61

4.249

0.01