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Table 3 Mean CD4 and liver enzyme levels and their association with HBV and HCV co-infection at University of Gondar Teaching Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia, 2011

From: HBV and HCV seroprevalence and their correlation with CD4 cells and liver enzymes among HIV positive individuals at University of Gondar Teaching Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia

Immunological and liver biomarkers HIV alone HIV/HBV P-value HIV alone HIV/HCV P-value HIV alone HIV/HBV/HCV P-value
CD4 mean ± SD 288 ± 190 250 0.375 288 ± 190 274 ± 138 0.754 288 ± 190 125 ± 96 0.087
Normal value 500-1300 500-1300   500-1300 500-1300   500-1300 500-1300  
ALT mean ± SD 25 ± 21 29 ± 18 0.356 25 ± 21 27 ± 17 0.472 25 ± 21 39 ± 6 0.170
Normal value 0-37 0-37   0-37 0-37   0-37 0-37  
Abnormal High (%) 12.3% 20%   12.3% 22.2%   12.3% 50%  
AST mean ± SD 27 ± 19 31 ± 18 0.419 27 ± 19 32 ± 17 0.339 27 ± 19 33 ± 15 0.587
Normal value 0-34 0-34   0-34 0-34   0-34 0-34  
Abnormal High (%) 20.1% 25%   20.1% 27.8%   20.1% 50%  
ALP mean ± SD 243 ± 130 262 ± 118 0.515 243 ± 130 290 ± 127 0.135 243 ± 130 332 ± 228 0.176
Normal value 72-306 72-306   72-306 72-306   72-306 72-306  
Abnormal High (%) 19.6% 15%   19.6% 33.3%   19.6% 50%