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Table 3 General Laboratory Data of the Study Population

From: CMV, B and C hepatitis among multi-transfused hereditary hemolytic Anemia children: an updated Egyptian experience

Laboratory Investigation At Diagnoses (N = 477) At Enrollment (N = 477) Paired–t-Test P value
Hb (gm/dL)
 - Mean (SD) 5.47 (±1.9) 7.63 (±0.9) 15.18 < 0.0001
 - Range 5–9 5–10   
WBC’s
 - Mean (SD) 12.5 (±3.4) 13.2 (±7.9) 1.31 0.188
 - Range 10–18 2.5–24.9   
Platelets (103/dL)
 - Mean (SD) 257 (±85) 353.6 (±218) 6.66 < 0.0001
 - Range 157–400 120–950   
Serum Ferritin (ng/mL)
 - Mean (SD) 85 (±16) 2935 (±2061) 23.02 < 0.0001
 - Range 120–180 488–9661   
AST (IU/L)
 - Mean (SD)a 20 (±4) 48.2 (±15) 29.8 < 0.0001
 - Range 12–56 19–442   
ALT (IU/L)
 - Mean (SD)a 12.5 (±8) 48.4 (±15) 33.7 < 0.0001
 - Range 18–38 14–292   
Total Bilirubin (mg/dL)
 - Mean (SD) 1.1 (±0.3) 2.8 (±1.2) 22.6 < 0.0001
 - Range 1.3–2.1 1.6–4.7   
  1. aTrimmed Mean was used due to few outliners
  2. SD standard deviation, Hb hemoglobin, WBCs white blood cells, AST aspartate transaminase, ALT alanine transaminase