Table 2.

Demographic characterization of 57 healthy, HIV-uninfected children of either HIV-infected or HIV-uninfected mothers (data from 25 vertically HIV-infected children included in the study are shown as well)

SR children
(n = 42)
UC children
(n = 15)
HIV+ children
(n = 25)
Age (y)7.2 ± 2.8  6.2 ± 4.0  5.8 ± 3.7 
Age < 5 y6/42 (14%)2/15 (13%)5/25 (20%)
CD4 (cells/μL)1278 ± 4081551 ± 5341158 ± 797
Cesarean section4/422/154/25
ZDV prophylaxis0/420/150/25
HCV infection3/420/151/25
CMV infection1/420/152/25
  • SR = healthy HIV-uninfected children of HIV-infected mothers (seroreverters); UC = healthy children of HIV-negative women (uninfected controls); HIV+ = HIV-infected children; ZDV = zidovudine; HCV = hepatitis C virus; CMV = cytomegalovirus.

  • Mean values ± standard deviations are shown.