Variable Controls HIV P value
L-arginine (mmol l-1) 101 ± 7 85 ± 6 NS
ADMA (mmol l-1) 0.44 ± 0.02 0.48 ± 0.02 NS
SDMA (mmol l-1) 0.57 ± 0.05 0.46 ± 0.02 NS
L-arginine: ADMA (μmol·μmol-1)
89 ± 7
119 ± 5†
231 ± 6 178 ± 12 <0.05
Table 3: Plasma levels of L-arginine, ADMA and SDMA (mean ± SEM values).