Table 1 : Base line clinical characteristics of patients enrolled for the study.


Clinical Characteristics   Number of Patients(%)

Patients population  
Total patients involved 479(100)
Male 303(63.3)
Female 176(36.8)
Age in years 16-86

Patients disposition  
Refused treatment 149(31.10)
Involved in the  treatment 372(77.7)
Finished Treatment 229(47.8)
Discontinued treatment 143(29.9)

Virologica response  
Response to Inf based regimen 70(14.6)
Response to  Peg Inf based regimen 149(30.9)

Monitoring viral response  
Alanine aminotransferase,
IU/L HCV-RNA level
219(45.7)
< 200,000 IU/ml 130(27.1)
> 200,000 IU/ml   89(18.6)

A Daw et al.Virology Discovery  2013 1:3DOI : 10.7243/2052-6202-1-3