Table 1

Patient characteristics

Patient no Weight z score CD4 count Infection Drugs
Abnormal pancreatic function tests
1−0.42275CMVZDV, DDI, pentamidine
2+0.38161CMV, candidaZDV, DDI, cotrimoxazole prednisolone
3+1.61544DDI, cotrimoxazole
4−1.8715HerpesDDI, pentamidine
5−3.2511Herpes, candidaDDI
6−0.791796ZDV, DDI, pentamidine
7−3.310Pneumocystis cariniiZDV, DDI
8−1.21197ZDV
9−0.661796ZDV
10−1.41400CMVZDV, DDI, prednisolone
11+2.13390
12+0.082442ZDV, DDI, prednisolone
13+0.59475CMV, herpesZDV, DDI
14−0.661152
Median−0.66437.5
Range−3.3 to +2.110-2442
Normal pancreatic function tests (data of other 33 patients)
Median−0.47360.0
Range−3.8 to +2.56-3258
  • Opportunistic infections: cytomegalovirus (CMV), 8 cases; Epstein Barr virus, 3 cases; herpes virus, 2 cases; toxoplasma, 2 cases; candida, 2 cases; Pneumocystis carinii, 6 cases.

  • Drug administration: zidovudine (ZDV), 27 cases; dideoxyinosine (DDI), 16 cases; pentamidine, 9 cases; cotrimoxazole, 9 cases; lamivudine, 5 cases; prednisolone, 2 cases; captopril, 1 case.