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Table 2 Plasma levels of Homocysteine in CHC virus infection patients according genotype and histopathological classification

From: Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) C677T polymorphism and high plasma homocysteine in chronic hepatitis C (CHC) infected patients from the Northeast of Brazil

  Homocysteine
Media ± SD
p
Fibrosis 1+2 (n = 105) 9.7 ± 4.7  
Fibrosis 3+4 (n = 40) 10.4 ± 2.9 0.30
No Steatosis (n = 46) 9.0 ± 2.8  
Steatosis (n = 99) 10.3 ± 4.8 0.03*
Genotype 1 (n = 96) 10.1 ± 2.9  
Genotype Non -1 (n = 49) 9.5 ± 6.1 0.55
  1. References values: Homocysteine < 9.0 μmol/L *p significative