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Table 4 Comparison of paraclinical characteristics in thalassemic patients with and without SENV infection.

From: High frequency of SEN virus infection in thalassemic patients and healthy blood donors in Iran

 

SENV

SENV-D

SENV-H

Co-infection(+)

Characteristics

+

(N = 98)

-

(N = 2)

+

(N = 86)

-

(N = 14)

+

(N = 93)

-

(N = 7)

(N = 81)

Gender [male (%)]

48 (49%)

1 (50%)

41 (47%)

8 (57%)

46 (49%)

3 (42%)

39 (48%)

Age (years)

22.4 ± 6.2

20.5 ± 2.1

22.2 ± 5.5

23.8 ± 9.3

22.4 ± 6.3

22.6 ± 4.0

22.1 ± 5.5

WBC count (× 103)

14.9 ± 15.9

7.7 ± 2.7

14.7 ± 14.7

15.0 ± 21.9

14.1 ± 15.1

23.8 ± 23.0

13.8 ± 13.6

Platelet count (× 104)

43.9 ± 25.5

32.8 ± 18.1

45.3 ± 26.2

33.7 ± 16.2

43.6 ± 25.6

44.2 ± 23.0

45.1 ± 26.4

MCH (pg)

26.1 ± 1.4

24.7 ± 1.1

26.212 ± 1.390†

25.321 ± 1.632

26.1 ± 1.5

25.9 ± 1.5

26.201 ± 1.394‡

ALT (IU/L)

26.0 ± 19.1

13.5 ± 14.2

26.7 ± 19.2

18.1 ± 17.8

25.7 ± 19.1

22.9 ± 21.9

26.5 ± 19.2

AST (IU/L)

27.7 ± 18.7

21.4 ± 13.0

27.6 ± 18.5

27.8 ± 19.5

27.7 ± 18.9

26.1 ± 15.0

27.5 ± 18.7

  1. P = 0.032 for SENV-D (+) vs. SENV-D (-), ‡P = 0.036 for Co-infection (+) vs. SENV-D (-)
  2. Normal range for platelet count (15-40 × 104/mm3); WBC, white blood cell count (4-10 × 103/mm3) and MCH, mean corpuscular hemoglobin (26-33 pg).