Table 1

Demographic, clinical, and liver histological features of 157 chronic HCV infected patients

Features

Mean (± SD)

Minimum

Maximum


Sex (Male/Female)

114/43

-

-

Age (years)

38.1 ± 10.2

19

58

Age groups (< 40/ > 40)

95/62

-

-

Genotype (1a/3a)

22/135

-

-

Viral load (IU/ml)

5.47 × 107 ± 1.4 × 108

1.7 × 104

1.01 × 109

Hb level (g/dl)

12.7 ± 1.3

10.3

16.7

Bilirubin (mg/dl)

1.03 ± 0.36

0.5

2.1

ALT (IU/l)

134.4 ± 63.1

18

271

ALP (IU/l)

147.7 ± 101.5

20

438

AST (IU/l)

106.7 ± 68.2

20

395

Serum Albumin (g/dl)

4.1 ± 0.31

3.1

4.9

Platelet count (× 109/l)

154.5 ± 41.7

49

229


Liver fibrosis stages, n (%)


F0

(n = 29, 18.5%)

-

-

F1

(n = 39, 24.8%)

-

-

F0+F1 (minimal fibrosis)

(n = 68, 43.3%)

-

-

F2

(n = 34, 21.7%)

-

-

F3

(n = 34, 21.7%)

-

-

F2+F3 (advanced fibrosis)

(n = 68, 43.3%)

-

-

F4 (Cirrhosis)

(n = 21, 13.4%)

-

-

F2+F3+F4 (significant fibrosis)

(n = 89, 56.7%)

-

-


Ahmad et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2011 11:44   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-11-44

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