Journal of Transplantation / 2009 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Persistence of Hepatitis C RNA in Liver Allografts Is Associated with Histologic Progression Independent of Serologic Viral Clearance

Table 4

HCV viral loads, ALT, and modified Ishak score grade and stage for groups 1 and 2, at 4 months post LT and at the ISH biopsy.

VariablesGroup 1 ISH positive Group 2 ISH negative

4 month HCV titer x1,000,000 IU/ml1.2 ± 152.4 ± 4.4.32
4 month ALT IU126 ± 92168 ± 205.68
4 month grade3.6 ± 2.53.6 ± 2.7.9
4 month stage1 ± 1.20.5 ± 0.5.39
4 month to ISH biopsy interval, months19 ± 1019 ± 12.93
ISH biopsy ALT IU69 ± 4532 ± 27.016
ISH biopsy grade3 ± 1.71.6 ± 1.3.039
ISH biopsy stage1.4 ± 1.40.5 ± 0.6.084