Table 4

Mean baseline and fourth year liver enzyme levels of HIV/HCV co-infected under HAART and pre-ART patients
Enzyme level (IU/l) Year Under HAART co-infected Group (G2) (n = 16), Mean ± SD Pre-ART Co-infected group (G4) (n = 9), Mean ± SD p value
GPT 1st year 35 ± 5 246 ± 22 P < 0.000
4th year 33 ± 12 46 ± 10 N/S
GOT 1st year 32 ± 5 207 ± 12 P < 0.000
4th year 36 ± 14 35 ± 14 N/S
ALP 1st year 243 ± 50 239 ± 93 N/S
4th year 235 ± 124 207 ± 85 N/S

(Number of patients in parenthesis), N/S- not significant.

Key: GPT = Glutamate pyruvate transaminase, GOT = Glutamate oxaloacetate transaminase, ALP = Alkaline phosphatase, IU = International unit, l = liter.

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Taye and Lakew BMC Immunology 2013 14:23   doi:10.1186/1471-2172-14-23

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