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Table 6 Clinical Staging, immunological category and viral load pattern of HIV positive children

From: Prevalence and clinical pattern of paediatric HIV infection at the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria: a prospective cross-sectional study

Clinical stage No(%)
Stage1 -Asymptomatic 4(6.7)
Stage 2 - Mild 12(20.0)
Stage 3 - Advanced 24(40.0)
Stage 4 - Severe 20(33.0)
Total 60(100.0)
Immunologic category  
No significant Immunodeficiency 10(22.7)
Mild Immunodeficiency 3(6.8)
Advanced Immunodeficiency 6(13.6)
Severe Immunodeficiency 25(56.8)
Total 44*(100.0)
Viral Load (copies/μlitre of blood)  
<1000 4(9.5)
1000 - <100 000 13(31.0)
100 000 - <1 000 000 15(35.7)
>1 000 000 10(23.8)
Total 42*(100.0)
  1. * The viral load and CD4count/% of some patients were not processed at admission due to logistic problems at the laboratory.