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Table 3 Biochemical findings in patients with SD and NSD

From: Patterns and causes of liver involvement in acute dengue infection

Biochemical findings NSD (n = 33) SD (n = 22)
AST (IU/L)   
<40 5 (15.15 %) 0
40–160 15 (45.45 %) 6 (27.27 %)
>160 13 (39.39 %) 16 (72.72 %)
ALT (IU/L)   
<40 7 (21.21 %) 3 (13.63 %)
40–160 23 (69.96 %) 11 (50 %)
>160 3 (9.09 %) 8 (36.36 %)
Albumin (g/L)   
<35 18 (54.54 %) 22 (100 %)
≥35 14 (42.42 %) 0
Total protein (g/L)   
<64 21 (63.63 %) 21 (95.45 %)
≥64 12 (36.36 %) 1 (4.54 %)
Alkaline phosphatase (IU/L)   
<128 31 (93.93 %) 18 (81.81 %)
≥128 2 (6.06 %) 4 (18.18 %)
Total bilirubin (μmol/L)   
<20 31 (96.87 %) 21 (95.45 %)
>20 1 (3.12 %) 1 (4.54 %)
Gamma glutamyl transferase (u/L)   
normal value for sex 9 (27.27) 2 (9.09 %)
>normal value for sex
(female ≤ 38 and male ≤55)
24 (72.72 %) 20 (90.9 %)