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Table 2 Serum enzymes in bilharzial and non-bilharzial bladder cancerous patients in comparison to healthy persons:

From: Levels of certain tumor markers as differential factors between bilharzial and non-biharzial bladder cancer among Egyptian patients

Parameters Grading progress Healthy cases Bilharzial bladder cancerous patients non-bilharzial bladder cancerous patients
    I II III I II III
   n = 10 n = 4 n = 5 n = 6 n = 6 n = 4 n = 5
AST (U/L) Mean ± S.D 28.4 ± 2.3 102.7 ± 6.9 120.6 ± 8.5 132.9 ± 10.1 85.3 ± 4.9 96.5 ± 9.3 107.3 ± 11.6
  P < -- H.S H.S H.S H.S H.S H.S
ALT (U/L) Mean ± S.D 26.3 ± 1.8 82.2 ± 3.95 96.5 ± 6.1 111.1 ± 9.9 69.3 ± 6.5 83.3 ± 7.6 99.8 ± 6.7
  P< -- H.S H.S H.S H.S H.S H.S
LDH (U/L) Mean ± S.D 139.9 ± 13.8 351.5 ± 20.2 434.7 ± 21.4 489.3 ± 37.6 334.4 ± 15.5 379.1 ± 14.2 408.6 ± 14.2
  P< -- H.S H.S H.S H.S H.S H.S
Total protein gm% Mean ± S.D 7.7 ± 0.5 8.30 ± 0.6 8.40 ± 0.4 9.30 ± 0.3 7.40 ± 0.3 7.5 ± 0.4 7.80 + 0.5
  P < -- S S S N.S N.S N.S
  1. H.S: P < 0.0005 N.S: P < 0.02