Table 1: Enrollment data of the HIV patients attending IHVN Clinic recruited into the study.

Number of subjects examined200
Mean age (years) ± SD36.24 ± 10.01
Sex (male/female)48/152
Mean haemoglobin10.85 ± 1.88
Mean packed cell volume (%)32.53 ± 4.41
Mean CD4+ count(cells)391.31 ± 237.14
Number of positive by microscopy (%)
(i) P.  falciparum 20 (10)
(ii) P.  malariae 2
P.  falciparum positive by stevor PCR (%)37 (18.5%)