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Table 2 Clinical characteristics of patients with hepatitis C

From: Low levels of IgM antibodies recognizing oxidation-specific epitopes are associated with human non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

 

Participant characteristics (mean ± SD)

 

Controls

(n = 20)

Hepatitis C

(n = 20)

Male/female

12/8

11/9

Age (y)

48.4 ± 14

48.2 ± 12

Triglycerides (mg/dL)

95.1 ± 52.3

111.25 ± 57.3

Cholesterol (mg/dL)

197.05 ± 31

162.6 ± 40.9

HDL (mg/dL)

71.2 ± 14.5

43.2 ± 16.2

LDL (mg/dL)

106.83 ± 27.1

97.1 ± 38.5

γGT (IU/L)

18.5 ± 6.5

265.1 ± 344.1

AST (IU/L)

24.9 ± 13

113.7 ± 94

ALT (IU/L)

22.7 ± 10.4

127.1 ± 86.3

AST/ALT ratio

1.13 ± 0.27

0.95 ± 0.55

  1. AST aspartate transaminase, ALT alanine transaminase, γGT gamma-glutamyltransferase, HDL high-density lipoprotein, LDL low-density lipoprotein