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Table 1 Profile of serum lipids and apolipoproteins in HCV-positive and HCV-negative subjects

From: APOB codon 4311 polymorphism is associated with hepatitis C virus infection through altered lipid metabolism

   Normal range HCV+ HCV- P-value
TC (mg/dl) 120.0–219.0 169.4 ± 31.3 207.2 ± 32.0 < 0.001
LDL-C (mg/dl) 65.0–139.0 96.8 ± 24.3 124.8 ± 29.5 < 0.001
HDL-C (mg/dl) 40.0–90.0 53.1 ± 18.5 62.9 ± 17.6 < 0.001
TG (mg/dl) 30.0–149.0 106.6 ± 52.2 98.3 ± 56.6 0.173
APOA1 (mg/dl) 120.0–160.0 139.6 ± 31.3 155.2 ± 29.2 < 0.001
APOA2 (mg/dl) 25.0–34.6 29.6 ± 5.5 30.8 ± 4.9 0.022
APOB (mg/dl) 70.0–106.0 77.2 ± 17.9 96.7 ± 22.8 < 0.001
APOC2 (mg/dl) 1.6–4.2 2.1 ± 1.0 4.0 ± 1.7 < 0.001
APOC3 (mg/dl) 5.6–9.5 6.0 ± 2.3 9.2 ± 3.1 < 0.001
APOE (mg/dl) 2.7–4.5 4.4 ± 1.1 4.7 ± 1.2 0.011
  1. Data represent mean and standard deviation values and P-values were calculated using Student’s t-test