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Table 1 Demographic and laboratory characteristics of participants enrolled in the study

From: PD-1 expression on peripheral CD8+ TEM/TEMRA subsets closely correlated with HCV viral load in chronic hepatitis C patients

Characteristics Healthy control HCV-infected patients
  (n = 17, F/M = 10/7) (n = 37, F/M = 21/16)
Age (years) (mean ± SD) 42.034 ± 14.321 47.105 ± 16.990
ALT b level(IU/mL) (mean ± SD) n.a.a 43.324 ± 26.601
AST c level(IU/mL) (mean ± SD) n.a. 39.250 ± 18.181
Y - GT d (IU/mL) (mean ± SD) n.a. 28.916 ± 25.282
ALP e level(IU/mL) (mean ± SD) n.a. 78.321 ± 36.270
Albumin level(g/L) (mean ± SD) n.a. 47.354 ± 6.966
Total protein level(g/L) (mean ± SD) n.a. 75.461 ± 15.782
Ratio of albumin to globulin (mean ± SD) n.a. 1.410 ± 0.864
Total bilirubin level(μmol/L) (mean ± SD) n.a. 12.280 ± 3.761
Direct bilirubin level (μmol/L) (mean ± SD) n.a. 5.214 ± 5.390
Hemoglobin(g/L) (mean ± SD) n.a. 139.620 ± 14.551
HCV genotyping (1b/2a) n.a. 16/21
HCV RNA(log 10 IU/ml) (mean ± SD) n.a. 5.747 ± 1.244
  1. a n.a., not available or not applicable; bALT, Alanine aminotransferase; c AST, Aspartate aminotransfearse; d γóGT, γó glutamyltransferase; eALP, Alkaline phosphatase.