Pathology Research International / 2013 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

A Comparison of Hemoglobin Levels in Untreated and Treated Groups of HIV Patients on ART Including Zidovudine

Table 1

Results.

CaseControl

Number of patients125 (75 M/50 F)60
Mean MCV 96.88 fl 82 fl
MCV > 100 fl54.4% (68/125)Nil
Mean RDW 20.914.6
RDW ↑60.8% (76/125)16.67% (10/60)
Serum ferritinNormalNormal
Folic acid NormalNormal
Vitamin B12NormalNormal
Mean Hb A23.462% (SD 0.675)2.815% (SD 0.246)
<3 Hb A211.2% (14/125)70% (42/60)
3–3.5 Hb A256.8% (71/125)30% (18/60)
>3.5 Hb A232% (40/125)
37.33% (28/75) male;
24% (12/50) female
None
Osmotic fragility (OF)NormalNormal