Butyrylcholinesterase Levels on Admission Predict Severity and 12-Month Mortality in Hospitalized AIDS Patients
BChE level and hospitalization. (a) Mean BChE level increased from 5951.3 ± 2089.7 U/L to 6399.1 ± 1960.5 U/L () in patients who survived during the hospitalization, whereas, mean BChE level decreased from 4932.7 ± 2118.3 U/L to 4122.9 ± 2009.1 U/L () who died during hospitalization. (b) Patients with a low BChE have a longer duration of hospital stay than patients with a normal level of BChE at WHO stage 3 (), but this trend is not obvious among patients at WHO stage IV. , using t-test.