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Table 1 Clinical characteristics parameters of patients of the study

From: Impact of daily supplementation of Spirulina platensis on the immune system of naïve HIV-1 patients in Cameroon: a 12-months single blind, randomized, multicenter trial

Parameters T0 T6 T12
Spi (%) Ctrl (%) Spi (%) Ctrl (%) Spi (%) Ctrl (%)
Malaria 8 9.1 2 2.29 5 4.74 21 62.5 03 37.5 18 20.68
Stomach ache 12 13.7 18 20.68 7 8.04 18 20.68 5 5.74 13 14.94
Chronic fatigue 24 27.4 11 12.64 4 4.56 8 9.2 2 2.29 12 13.1
Lack of appetite 11 12.64 17 19.54 8 9.1 6 6.89 1 1.14 8 9.2
More of appetite 0 0 0 0 22 25.28 14 16.09 23 26.43 9 10.34
Diarrhoea 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 9.1 0 0 0 0
Vomits 0 0 1 0 1 1.14 4 4.56 1 1.14 1 1.14
Vaginal itches 4 4.59 5 4.74 3 3.44 2 2.29 3 3.44 3 3.44
Candidiasis 5 5.74 4 4.56 0 0 4 4.56 0 0 3 3.44
Cough 0 0 0 0 2 2.29 6 6.89 1 1.14 8 9.1
Pinples on the skind 2 2.29 2 2.29 3 3.44 1 1.14 3 3.44 3 3.44
Others sikness 2 2.29 4 4.67 3 3.44 3 3.44 3 3.44 3 3.44
Alcohol 4 4.56 6 6.89 3 3.44 4 4.56 3 3.44 4 4.56
Smoking 2 2.29 3 3.44 2 2.29 3 3.44 1 1.14 2 2.29
  1. Ctrl Control, Spi Spirulina group; T0, T6, T12: time (months)