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Table 1 Clinical and Laboratory characteristics of pediatric lymphoma patients

From: Presence of Human Herpes Virus 6 (HHV6) in pediatric lymphomas: impact on clinical course and association with cytomegalovirus infection

Variables HL N = 33 NHL N = 17
Age (Mean ± SD) 10.5 ± 4.5 8.1 ± 4.6
Sex   
Male: n = 32 18 14
Female: n = 18 15 3
M:F ratio 1:2:1 4:6:1
LFT (Mean ± SD)   
ALT (IU/L) 25.2 ± 11.7 29.2 ± 12.7
AST (IU/L) 21.2 ± 11.4 21.7 ± 9.9
T. Bil (mg/dL) 1.1 ± 0.3 1.0 ± 0.4
KFT (Mean ± SD)   
Creatinine (mg/dL) 0.9 ± 0.3 1.0 ± 0.3
CBC (Mean ± SD)   
Hb (g/dL) 10.6 ± 2.2 7.6 ± 3.0
TLC (×109/l) 5.3 ± 3.6 2.9 ± 4.6
Plt (×109/l) 134.9 ± 79.1 171.3 ± 208.4
ANC (×109/l) 1.8 ± 1.3 1.4 ± 2.3
Mono (×109/l) 1.5 ± 1.2 0.6 ± 1.0
LDH (Mean ± SD) (IU/L) 207.4 ± 214.2 443.7 ± 667.5
ESR 1 st hr (Mean ± SD) 40.5 ± 31.1 35.4 ± 24.5
ESR 2 nd hr (Mean ± SD) 73.5 ± 63.7 65.1 ± 45.9
Phase of therapy   
Induction: n = 24 15 9
Post-induction: n = 23 16 7
Salvage: n = 3 2 1
Stage of disease   
I+II (n = 25) 19 6
III+IV (n = 25) 14 11
  1. SD: Standard deviation, LFT: Liver function test, ALT: Alanin aminotransferase, AST: Aspartate aminotransferase, T. Bil: Total bilirubin, KFT: Kidney function test, CBC: Complete blood picture, Hb: Hemoglobin concentration, TLC: Total leukocytic count, Plt: Platelet count, ANC: Absolute neutrophilic count, Mono: monocyte, LDH: Lactate dehydrogenase, ESR1: Erythrocyte sedimentation rate 1st hour, ESR2: Erythrocyte sedimentation rate 2nd hour