Table 5: Transaminases, biliary enzymes, bilirubin and FKL levels in patients with infection compared to those with rejection.

 

 

Infection

(n = 62)

Rejection

(n = 16)

P-value

(univariate)

P-value

(multivariate)

AST (IU/L)

108.22 119.5

215.1 131.1

0.004*

0.017*

ALT (IU/L)

143.5 198.4

188.8 117.7

0.04*

NS

ALKP (IU/L)

287.5 237.7

957.4 681.8

< 0.0001*

< 0.0001*

GGT (IU/L)

164.5 169.9

476 380

< 0.0001*

< 0.0001*

Total BIL (mg/dl)

5.7 5.8

6.2 7.7

0.87

NS

FKL (ng/ml)

9.58 5.2

10.2 5.8

0.66

NS

 

AST: Aspartate Transaminases, ALT: Alanine Transaminases, ALKP: Alkaline Phosphatase,

GGT: Gamma-glutamyl Transpeptidase, BIL: Bilirubin, FKL: FK Trough Level, SD: Standard Deviation, NS (not significant)