Table 2: Distribution of patients with elevated serum Ca19.9 according to METAVIR score.
HCV patients ()
HBV patients ()
values**: A vs B = ns; C vs D = ns; A vs C 0.05, B vs D 0.05 and E vs D 0.001
Liver biopsy specimens were assessed by local pathologist for histology status and reviewed by one expert pathologist, blinded about specimens group assignment. was calculated using a non parametric test (Mann-Whitney test).