Parameter Non-depresseda Depresseda(Mild-Moderate/Severe) p valueb
WBCs (cells/mL) 6.4 x 103± 1.9 x 103 4.38 ± 1.7 x 103 0.023*
Lymphocytes 2.09 x 103± 0.48 x 103 1.70 x 103± 0.83 x 103 0.277
(%) (35 ± 13.81) (37.68 ± 9.10) -0.31
Monocytes 0.41 x 103± 0.11 x 103 0.38 x 103± 0.16 x 103 0.702
Neutrophils 3.69 x 103± 1.84 x 103 2.14 x 103± 0.77 x 103 0.018*
Eosinophils 0.16 x 103± 0.10 x 103 0.18 x 103± 0.13 x 103 0.917
Basophils 0.05 x 103± 0.02 x 103 0.03 x 103 ± 0.02 x 103 0.049*
PLT (cells/mL) 272.2  x 103± 102.38 x 103 198.67 x 103 ± 79.91 x 103 0.048*
Hb (g/dL) 13.91 ± 2.19 13.06 ± 1.77 0.508
HCT (%) 40.68 ± 6.14 38.45 ± 5.26 0.464
RBCs (cells/mL)a 4.05 x 106 ± 0.63 x 106 4.26 x 106 ± 0.49 x 106 0.31
aValues are expressed as mean ± standard deviation
bDifferences between groups were assessed with 2-sided Wilcoxon-Mann-Whitney test
*Statistically significant difference
WBC: White Blood Cells; RBC: Red Blood Cells; Hb: Hemoglobin; HCT: Hematocrit; PLT: platelets
Table 2: Blood Parameters of HIV Positive Subjects in the Study.