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Research Article

Impact of IL12B Gene rs 3212227 Polymorphism on Fibrosis, Liver Inflammation, and Response to Treatment in Genotype 4 Egyptian Hepatitis C Patients

Table 1

Demographic data and clinical investigations of 133 HCV infected patients.

Variables133 chronic HCV patients

Age (years)
BMI (Kg/m2)
Hemoglobin (g/dL)
Platelet count (10³/μL)
Baseline ALT (IU/L)
Baseline AST (IU/L)
Total bilirubin (mg/dL)
Total leukocytic count (10³/μL)

Gender
 Male91 (68.4%)
 Female42 (31.6%)

AFP (cut off)
4.5 (ng/mL)83 (62.4%)
4.5 (ng/mL)50 (37.6%)

HCV viral load
600,000 IU/mL80 (60.1%)
600,000 IU/mL53 (39.9%)

Liver histology (METAVIR)
 F (n: 0/1/2/3/4)2/59/29/36/7
 A (n: 0/1/2/3)7/81/33/12

BMI: body mass index; ALT: alanine aminotransferase; AST: aspartate amino transferase; AFP: alpha-fetoprotein; F: liver fibrosis stage; A: liver activity grade.

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