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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of patients and controls investigated in the study

From: Evaluation of quantitative liver function tests in HIV-positive patients under anti-retroviral therapy

  Healthy controls
(n = 20)
Patients with HIV
(n = 19)
Gender ratio m: f = 15: 5 m: f = 14: 5
Age (yrs.) 42.1 ± 7.5 40 ± 11.3
Weight (kg) 69.7 ± 16.1 64 ± 17.4
Height (cm) 171.4 ± 11.5 174.7 ± 11.5
BMI (kg/m2) 22.5 ± 1.3 19.6 ± 4.6
AST (mg/dl) 24.5 ± 1.7 29 ± 11.3
ALT (mg/dl) 28.7 ± 2.8 27.3 ± 17.2
Total bilirubin (mg/dl) 0.5 ± 0.3 0.5 ± 0.2
γ-GT 52.1 ± 5.2 97.8 ± 11.5
HCV co-infection none 7