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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of enrolled patients with HCV infection.

From: Interleukin 27 polymorphisms in HCV RNA positive patients: is there an impact on response to interferon therapy?

Characteristics Patients
N°(%)
Gender  
  Male 7 (46.7)
  Female 8 (53.3)
Age  
  Mean 52.7
HCV genotype  
  1b 12 (80)
  Other 3 (20)
Virogical Response to PEG-INF-α/RBV  
  SVR 5 (33.3)
  Relapser 4 (26.7)
  Non Responder 6 (40)
APRI SCORE  
  ≤0.5 8 (53.3)
  0.51-1.5 2 (13.4)
  >1.5 5 (33.3)
Log 10 HCV-RNA (UI/ml)  
  Mean 6.16
Frequencies IL-27 genotypes  
  A/A 5 (33.3)
  A/G 9(60)
  G/G 1 (6.7)
  A Allele 14 (93.3)
Total 15
  1. PegIFN-α, peginterferon-α; RBV, Ribavirin; SVR, Sustained Viral Response; APRI SCORE, AST to Platelet Ratio Index;