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Table 6 Clinical chemistry in the three groups

From: Morbidity assessment of Opisthorchis viverrini infection in rural Laos: I. Parasitological, clinical, ultrasonographical and biochemical findings

  Group A (n = 45) Group B (n = 31) Group C (n = 18)
Variable Median (range) Outside normal rangea (%) Median (range) Outside normal rangea (%) Median (range) Outside normal rangea (%)
ALP (U/l) 60 (27–133) 2/45 (4.4) 72 (34–111) 0/31 (0.0) 53 (30–84) 0/17 (0.0)
ALAT (U/l) 14.5 (5.6–51.9) 1/45 (2.2) 23 (11–54) 3/31 (9.7) 23 (12–54) 1/17 (5.9)
ASAT (U/l) 34 (16–123) 6/45 (13.3 36 (21–55) 9/31 (29.0) 30 (14–39) 0/17 (0.0)
Gamma GT (U/l) 28 (5–541) 8/45 (17.8) 38 (3–263) 12/31 (38.7) 23 (3–138) 5/17 (29.4)
Lipase (KU/l) 26.4 (15.1–46.9) 0/45 (0.0) 33 (18–80) 2/31 (6.5) 28 (15–81) 1/17 (5.9)
Bilirubine (mg/dl) 0.22 (0.04–1.16) 0/45 (0.0) 0.2 (0.1–1.1) 0/31 (0.0) 0.3 (0.2–0.7) 0/17 (0.0)
  1. ALAT glutamate pyruvate transaminase (synonyms: alanine transaminase (ALT), serum glutamic pyruvic transaminase (SGPT), alanine aminotransferase), ASAT aspartate transaminase (synonyms: aspartate aminotransferase (AspAT/AST/AAT), serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase (SGOT), Gamma GT gamma-glutamyltransferase (synonyms: gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase (GGT, GGTP, gamma-GT)
  2. aMeasurements above threshold