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Table 3 Correlation of different markers, liver enzymes showing Pearson's r value and p-values

From: Serum levels of soluble Fas, soluble tumor necrosis factor-receptor II, interleukin-2 receptor and interleukin-8 as early predictors of hepatocellular carcinoma in Egyptian patients with hepatitis C virus genotype-4

Labs ALT ALP log-HCV titer sFas sTNFR-II IL-2R IL-8
AST 0.55
(0.000)
0.497
(0.000)
-0.481
(0.000)
0.127
(0.3)
0.265
(0.029)
0.332
(0.006)
-0.415
(0.000)
ALT   0.590
(0.000)
0.027
(0.828)
0.338
(0.002)
0.253
(0.021)
0.392
(0.000)
-0.269
(0.014)
ALP    -0.218
(0.083)
0.081
(0.5)
0.342
(0.004)
0.374
(0.002)
-0.488
(0.000)
log-HCV titer     0.006
(0.96)
-0.220
(0.067)
-0.170
(0.15)
0.488
(0.000)
sFas      0.276
(0.010)
0.403
(0.000)
-0.139
(0.199)
sTNFR-II       0.598
(0.000)
-0.304
(0.004)
IL-2R        -0.236
(0.028)
  1. Correlation is significant at the level of α < 0.05. The p-value appears within brackets. AST - aspartate aminotransaminase; ALT - alanine aminotransferase; ALP - alkaline phosphatase.