Table 2: General characteristic and laboratory profile of the HCV-positive thalassemia cases.

Sample numberSexAge (years)Thalassemia care unitAST (U/L)ALT (U/L)HBV

39NFemale14Nablus3218.5Negative
58NMale20Nablus5749Negative
64NMale13Nablus3150Negative
71NFemale4Nablus3923Negative
13TFemale22Tulkarem156Positive
16TMale27Tulkarem110115Negative
19TFemale14Tulkarem2818Negative
20TMale16Tulkarem3815Negative
23TFemale16Tulkarem1922Negative
26TFemale33Tulkarem3125Negative
33TMale23Tulkarem2019Negative
36TMale24Tulkarem4023Negative
40TFemale26Tulkarem2025Negative
43TFemale12Tulkarem4739Negative