TABLE 2.

Correlation of NS5B intrapatient diversity with clinical variables among 29 HCV-infected women

ComparisonSpearman correlation coefficientP valuea
NS5B genetic distance vs HCV RNA0.286NS
NS5B entropy vs HCV RNA0.163NS
NS5B dNdS vs HCV RNA−0.4920.007
NS5B genetic distance vs CD4 cell count−0.033NS
NS5B entropy vs CD4 cell count0.186NS
NS5B dNdS vs CD4 cell count0.3870.056
NS5B genetic distance vs ALT−0.222NS
NS5B entropy vs ALT−0.002NS
NS5B dNdS vs ALT0.199NS
NS5B genetic distance vs AST−0.178NS
NS5B entropy vs AST−0.144NS
NS5B dNdS vs AST0.165NS
NS5B genetic distance vs HIV viral load0.122NS
NS5B entropy vs HIV viral load−0.079NS
NS5B dNdS vs HIV viral load−0.142NS
  • a P values of <0.10 are shown. NS, not significant.