Table 1.

Summary of rhesus LCV infections

Animal no.SHIV infectionCD4+ T-cell nadir, cells/μLRhesus LCV infectionLCV seroconversionDeceasedDays after LCV infectionComments
Group I
    211-98 None ND Oral Yes Yes 415 Asymptomatic, killed for +PPD
    309-98 None ND Oral Yes No 827 Alive and well
    141-97 None ND Oral Yes No 1177 Alive and well
    144-97 None ND Oral Yes No 1177 Alive and well
Group II
    255-96 89.6P 10 Oral No Yes 122 PCP, calcinosis
    166-97 89.6P 3 Oral No yes 138 Lymphocytic pneumonia
    343-96 89.6P 35 Oral NA Yes 415 PCP, failure to thrive
    165-97 89.6P 11 Oral No Yes 511 Failure to thrive
Group IIIa
    192-98 89.6P 67 B cells Yes No 700 Alive, asymptomatic
    260-98 89.6P 121 B cells Yes Yes 799 Failure to thrive
Group IIIb
    321-98 89.6P 10 B cells No Yes 57 Tissue invasion, Staphylococcus sepsis
    256-96 89.6P 4 B cells No Yes 155 LCV+ tumor
  • ND indicates not done; PPD, purified protein derivative (of tuberculin); PCP, Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia; and NA, not applicable.