Table 1: Demographic characteristics and clinical features.

CharacteristicsHBV-Cirrhosis ( 𝑛 = 4 2 )HCV-Cirrhosis ( 𝑛 = 4 0 )Hepatitis B Non-cirrhotic ( 𝑛 = 2 6 )Healthy Controls ( 𝑛 = 2 1 )

Sex22 male (52%)‡20 male (50%)‡14 male (54%)‡11 male (52%)‡
Age (Years)50 (33–77)†55 (43–73)†52 (26–70)†59 (27–69)†
ALT (units/L)54.0 (13.4–526.6)†54.5 (12.9–191)†72.5 (43.2–458)† < 40
AST (units/L)68.0 (22.2–458)†57.8 (19.0–245.6)†80.3 (44.9–487)† < 40
TBIL ( 𝜇 mol/L)41.9 (9.4–403.4)†20.5 (10.1–245.6)†44.6 (15.8–368)† < 17.1
Viral loads (log10 copies/ml)4.5 (3.0–7.3)†3.6 (3.0–5.6)†4.2 (3.0–6.9)†NA
Child-Pugh classification
 A12 (29%)‡13 (33%)‡NANA
 B19 (46%)‡16 (40%)‡NANA
 C11 (25%)‡11 (27%)‡NANA

Normal values: ALT, 40 IU/L; AST, 40 IU/L, TBIL 17.1  𝜇 mol/l; HBV DNA and HCV RNA 3 log10 copies/ml; † Data are expressed as median (range); ‡ Data are expressed as %.