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Table 5 Laboratory data before and after treatment: it showed a statistically significant improvement (decrease) in AST, ALT, and APRI score, but no statistically significant change in platelet count and FIB4 score

From: Serum autotaxin levels in responders to HCV treatment by direct-acting antivirals

Parameter Before After Z P
AST 33 (24–44) 24.5 (22–30) − 3.662 < 0.0005
ALT 37 (22–64) 24.5 (21–29) − 3.583 < 0.0005
Platelet count 175 (124–228) 177.5 (145–219) − 0.479 0.632
APRI score 0.52 (0.25–0.85) 0.37 (0.24–0.55) − 3.889 < 0.0005
FIB4 score 1.7 (0.91–2.72) 1.6 (0.87–2.26) − 1.564 0.118
  1. Data expression: median (IQR). P Wilcoxon’s signed-ranks test