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Table 1 Patients characteristics/variables

From: Altered of apoptotic markers of both extrinsic and intrinsic pathways induced by hepatitis C virus infection in peripheral blood mononuclear cells

Parameter/Variables Mean ± S.D. Group 1 (n=13) Group 2 (n=13) Group 3 (n=13) Group 4 (n=11) Control Group (n=50)
ALT (mg/dl) 32.1 ± 4.7* 21.2 ± 2.8 19.9 ± 5.0 101.8 ± 5.0** 17.2 ± 6.1
AFP (ng/ml) 39.47 ± 0.2** 13.65 ± 0.1 16.82 ± 0.8** 56.76 ± 0.5** 10.03 ± 0.1
Viral load (IU/ml) 66.571 ± 3196 495.358 ± 2821 3.568.588 ± 2207 11.174.667 ±6385 -
Age (Mean) 47.8 ± 2.05 44.1 ± 1.58 46.9 ± 1.59 55.0 ± 2.98 45.0 ± 2.4
Male:female ratio 1:1 1.8:1 2.3:1 6.0:1 1:1
Genotype 1b/1a (73,13%)   3 (26,87%)   
  1. ALT, alanine aminotransferase (ALT normal range = Less than 20 mg/dl (Park et al., 2011); AFP, α-fetoprotein (AFP normal range = Less than 20 ng/ml (Sato et al., 1993); (*) p< 0.05 vs. CTL; (**) p < 0.0001 vs. CTL.