Table 3: Clinical and laboratory parameters of the study group.

ParameterMean ± SD

Hb (g/dl)7.9 ± 1.04
MCV (fl)75.05 ± 10.82
AST (U/L)55.4 ± 28.7
ALT (U/L)46.2 ± 29.4
ALP (U/ml)334.7 ± 201.5
Anti-HBs (U/ml)271.8 ± 390.9

N (%)

Anti-HBs ≤ 10 IU/ml40 (28.8)
Anti-HBc +ve25 (19)
Total HCV +ve14 (10)
Anti-HCV +ve7 (5)
Anti-HCV +ve and HCV-RNA +ve4 (2.9)
Anti-HCV +ve and HCV-RNA −ve3 (2.1)
Anti-HCV −ve and HCV-RNA +ve7 (5.3)
Anti-HCV −ve and HCV-RNA −ve126 (90)
History of jaundice44 (32)
Dental procedure71 (52)
Splenectomy59 (82)

Hb: hemoglogin; MCV: mean corpuscular volume; AST: aspartate aminotransferase; ALT: alanine aminotransferase; ALP: alkaline phosphatase.