Table 1

Baseline characteristics and liver blood tests on admission for 310 COVID-19 patients

Baseline characteristics*Patients with COVID-19 (N=310)
Age, median (years)69 (range 21–95)
Male gender, % (n)61 (188/310)
Ethnicity, % (n)
 Caucasian96.5 (299/310)
 Black1.6 (5/310)
 Romany1.9 (6/310)
BMI (kg/m2)26 (15–55)
CRP (mg/L)155 (1.6–510)
MULBSTA score, median9 (range 2–19)
Death, % (n)26.8 (83/310)
Liver blood tests on admission, % (n)
 Bilirubin >20 μmol/L (range 0–21 μmol/L)5 (18/310)
 ALT >40 IU/L (range 0–41 IU/L)20 (62/310)
 AST >40 IU/L (range 0–40 IU/L)28 (87/310)
 Alkaline phosphatase >130 IU/L (range 40–130 IU/L)17 (54/310)
 GGT >40 IU/L (range 0–59 IU/L)48 (150/310)
 Albumin <35 g/L (range 35–52 g/L)23 (71/310)
  • *Mean (±SD) unless stated.

  • ALT, alanine aminotransferase; AST, aspartate aminotransferase; BMI, body mass index; CRP, C reactive protein; GGT, gamma-glutamyl transferase.