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Table 4 Results of complete blood count and differential

From: White matter deficits assessed by diffusion tensor imaging and cognitive dysfunction in psychostimulant users with comorbid human immunodeficiency virus infection

  Controls (n = 17) Patients (n = 16)
White blood cell count (giga/L) 6.76 ± 1.81 4.93 ± 1.61**
Helper CD4 (%) 45.35 ± 5.32 28.00 ± 16.04**
Helper CD4 Absolute number (per µL) 874.11 ± 192.32 435.00 ± 310.07**
Suppressor CD8 (5) 24.53 ± 7.53 45.94 ± 19.94**
Suppressor CD8 Absolute number (per µL) 480.59 ± 198.82 836.88 ± 735.46
CD4:CD8 ratio 2.04 ± 0.71 0.96 ± 1.09**
  1. Numbers indicate mean score (±SEM) for either the patient or control group. Significant difference between groups * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01