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Table 2 Clinical presentation, head CT scan findings and median CD4 counts of 97 HIV positive patients with presumed toxoplasma encephalitis

From: Toxoplasma encephalitis in HIV/AIDS patients admitted to the Douala general hospital between 2004 and 2009: a cross sectional study

  N Prevalence 95% Confidence Interval (CI) Median CD4 count (IQR)
Symptoms     
Headache 90 92.8 87.5 – 98.0 67 (41 – 92)
Fever 85 87.6 80.9 – 94.3 61 (41 – 90)
Seizure 56 57.7 47.7 – 67.7 47 (28 – 71)
Altered sensorium 23 23.7 15.1 – 32.3 29 (17 – 41)
Clinical signs     
Focal signs 64 65.9 56.4 – 75.6 53 (32 – 73)
Neck stiffness 15 15.5 8.1 – 22.8 33 (27 – 43)
CT Scan findings     
Annular enhancement 79 81.4 73.6 – 89.3 58 (36 – 87)
Nodular enhancement 3 3.1 0.4 – 6.6 33 (12 – 45)
Pre-suppurative encephalitis 15 15.5 8.1 – 24.0 60 (41 – 89)