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Table 2 Comparison of lipid profile of Control subjects with pre and post treated HCV patients

From: A comparative study of serum lipid contents in pre and post IFN-alpha treated acute hepatitis C patients

Lipid profile Controls HCV pretreatment patients HCV post treatment patients
Cholesterol mg/dl 170.1 ± 9.7 149.9 ± 49.0 169.5 ± 18.8
LDL mg/dl 102.8 ± 5.2a 74.3 ± 35.9b 97.5 ± 2.9c
HDL mg/dl 55.5 ± 7.8a 37.1 ± 11.2b 45.7 ± 8.9c
Triglyceride mg/dl 126.5 ± 12.1 113.1 ± 54.1 123 ± 19.7
Total lipid mg/dl 543.8 ± 34.2 491.7 ± 161.0 533.2 ± 43.9
Coronary risk (HDL/LDL Ratio) 0.5 ± 0.07 0.6 ± 0.3 0.5 ± 0.1
  1. Values represent mean ± Standard deviation of triplicates. Different alphabets on the same row indicate significant difference at p <0.05
  2. LDL Low density lipoprotein, HDL High density lipoprotein, TAG Triglyceride