Table 3

 Basic blood profile of each patient group (based on a subanalysis of 30 patients)†

Mild hepatitisModerate/severe hepatitisCirrhosis
Values are mean (SEM).
APRI, ratio of serum AST/platelet count×100; AST, serum alanine aminotransferase; AST, serum aspartate aminotransferase; γGT, serum γ-glutamyl transpeptidase.
*ANOVA, p = 0.03
†The data presented above are from 30 patients only as the full biochemical results were not available in the whole study group.
APRI25.1 (15.3)38 (6.3)56 (16.7)
ALT (IU/l)*26.6 (6.7)100.2 (13.9)108 (25.5)
AST (IU/l)37.5 (13.6)74.6 (8.1)74.5 (29.1)
Bilirubin (μmol/l)9.2 (1.2)12.6 (1.8)12.8 (2.2)
Albumin (g/dl)43 (1.5)46.9 (2.9)39.5 (1.9)
γ GT (IU/l)79 (55.3)84.2 (23.1)123.7 (21.2)
Platelets (×109/l)216.6 (33.2)230 (24.1)145.6 (17.7)