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Table 3 Laboratory parameters

From: Deficit of circulating stem – progenitor cells in opiate addiction: a pilot study

  SUD Non-SUD P*
Serolgy    
HCV+ 90% 18% 0.00190
HIV + 0% 0% -
Biochemistry    
ALT (Iu/l) 61.30 (61.20) 31.33 (31.28) 0.20451
RAISED ALT 40% 18% 0.36145
Iron (mcmol/l) 40.9 (2.69) 45.22 (2.82) 0.03711
Albumin (/l) 40.90 (2.69) 45.22 (2.82) 0.00325
Cholestrol(mmol/l) 4.26 (1.09) 5.51 (0.95) 0.01685
Triglyceride (mmol/l) 1.40 (0.63) 1.40 (.57) 1.00000
BSL (mmol/l) 5.63(2.22) 4.57 (0.80) 0.18239
Haematology    
Haemoglobin(g/l)1 140.9(11.96 148.78(12.38)  
MCV(fl) 87.00 (2.58) 92.33 (2.96) 0.00061
PP (x109/l) 258.10 (77.44) 286.89 (79.57) 0.43637
WCC (x109/l) 6.58 (2.42) 7.39 (2.12) 0.44777
Lymphocytes (x109/l) 2.23 (0.67) 2.12 (0.78) 0.72715
Monocytes (x109/l) 0.53 (0.24) 0.59 (0.26) 0.61419
Mononuclear Cells (x109/l) 2.76 (0.86) 2.18 (1.43) 0.27302
Neutrophils (x109/l) 3.58 (1.78) 4.41 (1.40) 0.27079
CD34+/CD45+ (x1011/l) 2.38 (1.09) 3.40(4.56) 0.10166
CD34+/KDR+ (x1011/l) 0.09 (0.14) 0.26 (0.20) 0.03674
  1. Data as Mean (+ S.D.)
  2. Statistical Tests – Student's T-test for continuous variables;
  3. Fisher Exact test (2 tailed) for categorical variables