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Table. 1.

Table. 1.

Clinical characteristics of the study population

ParametersCHC (n=30)Control (n=20)p value
Male/Female18/1213/7
Age (years)44.8±13.745.15±12.10.935
ALT (IU/L)50.1±17.618.3±5.1<0.0001*
Total bilirubin (mg/dl)2.8±0.980.6±0.22<0.0001*
Albumin (g/dl)3.36±0.74.1±0.59<0.0001*
WBC count (×103/μl)7.9±1.76.8±2.10.445
Platelet count (×109/L)241.3±59.2275.9±56.20.191
HCV genotyping (4a/4c)16/14ND
HCV RNA (log10IU/ml)5.7±1.3ND
Prior medication for HCV00

CHC: chronic hepatitis C, ALT: alanine aminotransferase, WBC: white blood cells, HCV: hepatitis C virus, ND: not determined.

Data are expressed as mean±SD.

Indicates significant deviation from the control as indicated by p value<0.05.

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