Table 8

Immunological results of cellular parameters in the four studied groups.

PARÂMETERS

ALCOHOL

ALCOHOL + HCV

HCV

CONTROL

P


N

M

SD

N

M

SD

N

M

SD

N

M

SD


Leukocytes/mm3

33

5.890.91

1.740.04

20

5.980.00

2.694.80

24

4.966.67

1.705.40

32

6.987.50

1.885.04

0.003

Lymphocytes/mm3

33

1.527.36

593.11

20

1.929.10

1.167.07

24

1.535.71

725.34

32

2.027.75

619.94

0.021

CD4+/ul

32

664.44

291.94

19

777.16

450.14

20

663.85

310.07

26

762.54

232.89

0.460

CD8+/ul

32

297.03

200.15

19

387.00

335.10

20

337.60

315.41

26

439.73

149.79

0.169

CD4+/CD8+

32

2.70

1.27

19

2.56

1.08

20

2.50

1.08

26

1.94

0.84

0.064


Where: N° = number of cases; M = mean number; SD = standard deviation; ALC = alcohol; HCV = Hepatitis C Virus. Reference values: N° of leukocytes/mm3 (5 – 10 × 103); N° of lymphocytes/mm3 (1 – 3 × 103); CD4+ (355 – 1298); CD8+ (144 – 796).

Caly et al. Nutrition Journal 2003 2:10   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-2-10

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