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Table 2 The laboratory tests done for the studied patients

From: Prevalence of prolonged QT interval in patients with HCV-related chronic liver disease

Parameter Long (QTc) Normal (QTc) P value
No. (%) 57 (6.5%) 817 (93.5%)  
ALT (IU/L) 65.228 ± 73.16 50.909 ± 36.045 0.148*
AST (IU/L) 60.632 ± 50.03 47.991 ± 32.440 0.065*
AFP (IU/L) 13.732 ± 22.47 10.678 ± 52.591 0.666
Serum albumin (g/dL) 3.837 ± 0.5 4.003 ± 0.488 0.013
TSH (μIU/mL) 1.933 ± 1.25 1.897 ± 1.263 0.896
Total serum bilirubin (mg/dL) 0.916 ± 0.45 0.796 ± 0.374 0.210
Creatinine (mg/dL) 0.840 ± 0.25 0.854 ± 0.257 0.694
Viral quantity (PCR) 1,391,605. ± 1660179.6 1,524,056.4 ± 2,173,335.63 0.655
ANC × 103/mm3 3.175 ± 1.600 3.374 ± 1.494 0.343
  1. .ALT alanine aminotransferase, AST aspartate aminotransferase, AFP alpha-fetoproteins, TSH thyroid-stimulating hormone, ANC × 103/mm3 = neutrophil count
  2. *Equal variance not assumed