Table 1

Demographic and biological characteristics of patients seropositive for HIV-1 with acute or past HEV infection

Patient N°

Sex

Age (years)

ALT (xULN)

AST (xULN)

CD4 + T lymphocytes absolute count/mm3

Plasmatic HIV RNA (log10 copies/mL)

Sample N°

Time from onset of transaminasitis (months)

Anti HEV IgM OD/CO

Anti HEV IgG OD/CO

IgG avidity index (%)

RNA HEV

Conclusion


At onset of transaminasitis

1

M

34

1

1

1

- 1

0.5

0.6

NEG

No HEV infection

20

12

286

3.4

2

0

10.8

4.2

7.5

Acute HEV

1

1

3

+1

10.8

4.2

11

POS

infection

1

1

4

+12

2.2

3.9

34

NEG

NEG

2

F

32

8

3

215

4.1

1

0

0.1

4.3

86

NEG

Past infection

3

M

57

2.5

2.5

223

5.1

1

0

0.2

7.2

73

NEG

Past infection

4

M

52

2

2.5

1

- 4

0.7

4.8

90

NEG

Past infection

4

3

246

3.0

2

0

0.9

5.4

88

1

1

3

+ 12

0.7

7.1

93

NEG

1

1

4

+ 18

0.6

7.0

100

NEG

NEG


OD/CO: Optical density/Cut Off; the results were considered as positive if OD/CO exceeded 1.

ULN: Upper Limit of Normal values, 50 I.U./mL. ALT: alanine aminotransferases. AST: aspartate aminotransferases.

Sellier et al. Virology Journal 2011 8:171   doi:10.1186/1743-422X-8-171

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