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Table 4 Levels of hepatic and renal biomarkers in serum of Shigella -infected patients at different time a

From: Efficacy of sodium butyrate adjunct therapy in shigellosis: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial

Patient groups Day Renal biomarkers Hepatic Biomarkers
Creatinine (mg/dL)b Urea (mg/dL)b ALT (U/L)b γ-GT (U/L)b
Intervention 1 0.51 ± 0.04 21.3 ± 3 15.5 ± 1.6 11.4 ± 0.8
4 0.43 ± 0.02 18 ± 1.1 21.9 ± 2.3 11 ± 0.6
Placebo 1 0.49 ± 0.03 18.7 ± 2.6 18.6 ± 2.2 13.4 ± 2.7
  4 0.40 ± 0.02 17.3 ± 1.5 21.1 ± 2.4 18.9 ± 4
  1. Abbreviation: ALT Alanine transaminase, γ−GT Gamma glutamyl transferase.
  2. aData are given as mean ± standard error of mean.
  3. bNormal reference values of creatinine: 0.6-1.2 mg/dL (men) and 0.5-1.1 mg/dL (women); urea: 6-24 mg/dL; ALT: 0.01-41U/L (men) and 0.01-31.0U/L (women) and γ−GT 9-40U/L (men) and 0-35U/L (women).