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Table 4 Histopathological score of the animals in each group and statistical analysis

From: Histopathological changes in the liver of tree shrew (Tupaia belangeri chinensis) persistently infected with hepatitis B virus

Group Experimental no. Periportal & bridging necrosis score Intralobular degeneration & focal necrosis score Portal inflammation score Fibrosis score Total score Mean ± SD P-value
A (n = 6) A1 3 4 3 3 13 5.33 ± 3.93  
A2 0 1 1 0 2
A3 1 2 1 0 4
A4 1 2 1 1 5
A5 1 1 1 0 3
A6 1 2 1 1 5
B (n = 3) B1 0 1 0 0 1 1.00 ± 0.0 0.018a
B2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0.057b
B3 0 1 0 0 1
C (n = 4) C1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 ± 0.00 0.008a
C2 0 0 0 0 0
C3 0 0 0 0 0
C4 0 0 0 0 0
  1. aCompared with group A. bCompared with group C.