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Table 3 Biochemical findings of the study groups

From: Long-term clinical and biochemical residue after COVID-19 recovery

Variable Control
N=120
Cases
N=120
Test of significance P value
  Mean ± SD  
ALT (IU/L) 20.92±7.03 76.76±28.52 t=15.21 p< 0.001*
AST (IU/L) 18.62±5.8 57.02±28.81 t=10.42 p< 0.001*
GGT (IU/L) 32.19±10.16 88.77±29.76 t=14.49 p< 0.001*
Bilirubin (mg/dL) 0.965±0.186 0.987±0.244 t=0.590 p=0.556
Albumin(g/dL) 4.74±0.46 4.25±0.52 t=6.0 p=0.001*
ALP (IU/L) 57.06±13.29 88.70±28.41 t=8.22 p=0.001*
Lipase(U/L) 102.51±35.13 276.72±118.56 t=11.31 p=0.001*
Amylase(U/L) 81.05±19.83 102.66±31.99 t=4.76 p< 0.001*
BUN (mg/dL) 13.22±3.82 23.51±4.27 t=2.26 p=0.025*
Serum creatinine (mg/dL) 1.03±0.13 1.09±0.19 t=2.26 p=0.025*
eGFR (ml/ min/1.73m2) 84.46±14.18 75.80±21.48 t=2.80 p=0.006*
Urine ACR (mg/g) 12.69±4.23 23.57±8.44 t=9.42 p=0.001*
25(OH) Vitamin D3 (ng/mL) 40.32±11.76 23.22±8.45 t=10.47 p=0.001*
Calcium (mg/dL) 9.31±0.54 9.19±0.66 t=1.189 p=0.236
Magnesium (mg/dL) 1.95±0.20 2.13±0.22 t=5.23 p< 0.001*
Phosphorus (mg/dL) 3.45±0.60 4.44±0.60 t=10.01 p< 0.001*
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 168.75±33.22 209.90±32.04 t=7.70 p=0.001*
Triglycerides (mg/dL) 132.21±43.48 214.54±62.21 t=9.07 p=0.001*
HDL-C (mg/dL) 45.78±13.14 42.98±8.98 t=1.57 p=0.119
LDL-C (mg/dL) 96.90±30.83 124.80±30.06 t=5.59 p=0.001*
VLDL-C (mg/dL) 26.90±10.69 42.50±12.21 t=8.18 p=0.001*
Uric acid (mg/dL) 4.48±0.98 6.32±1.06 t=10.96 p=0.001*`
  1. t: Student’s t test *statistically significant (if p < 0.05). All parameters described as mean ± SD