Table 4

Comparison of ALT and AST results in HBV or HCV cases versus non-hepatitis cases

Upper limit

HBV or HCV

Non-hepatitis


Analyte

N

Mean

Median

N

Mean

Median


ALT

41

8

98.0

89.5

426

65.4

56.0


AST

43

6

94.5

69.5

254

64.5

53.5


Only cases where analyte is abnormal are included in this table.

ALT: Alanine aminotransferase;

AST: Aspartate aminotransferase;

HBV: Hepatitis B;

HCV: Hepatitis C.

Arnold et al. BMC Family Practice 2011 12:9   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-12-9

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