Table I.

Baseline Characteristics of the Patients

First BrdU infusionSecond BrdU infusion
Pt. no.AgeAntiretrovirals at the
 time of infusionCD4 no.
 (cells/mm3)Plasma HIV load
 (Log10 copies/ml)aAntiretrovirals at the
 time of infusionCD4 no.
 (cells/mm3)Plasma HIV load
 (Log10 copies/ml)a
143Rit/Ind/Sta/Lamb995.08ND
249None1345.00ND
345None6094.71ND
457Saq/Nel/Sta/Lam2473.01ND
554None825.55ND
641Nel/Sta/Lam993.16ND
743Ind/Nev/Sta/Lam3301.69ND
834Ind/Sta/Lam5512.62ND
951Ind/Zid/Lam5611.69ND
1059None4992.51ND
1142Nel/Del/Sta/Lam4481.75ND
1239None8883.56Ind/Efa/Sta/Lam1,1161.69
1340None2804.96Rit/Saq/Nev/Zid/Lam3842.56
1440Nel/Nev/Sta/Did1694.31Amp/Nel/Efa/Aba1741.69
1536None4424.95Ind/Nev/Sta/Lam8571.69
1648None4434.28Ind/Nev/Sta/Lam5741.69
1752Amp/Rit/Efa/Did/Aba594.45Lop/Rit/Ind/Sta/Lam2322.96
Mean453493.725562.05
  • a Values below 1.70 (log10 50 copies/ml), the detect limits of the assay, were assigned a value of 1.69 (log10 49 copies/ml).

  • b Rit, ritonavir; Ind, Indinavir; Nel, Nelfinavir; Saq, Saquinavir; Amp, Amprenavir; Lop, Lopinavir; Nev, Nevirapine; Efa, Efavirenz; Del, Delavirdine; Zid, Zidovudine; Sta, Stavudine; Lam, Lamivudine; Did, Didanosine; Aba, abacavir; ND, second infusion not done.