Complications of HBV, HCV and HIV Infections in Patients with Coolyze Anemia in Baghdad

  • Rushdi S. Fadhil

Abstract

This study was carried out to evaluate some virological parameters: hepatitis B surface antigen (HBS Ag), Anti-hepatitis C virus antibody (Anti-HCV Ab.) and Human immunodeficiency virus ( HIV ) in β-Thalassemia . Those were analyzed in the period from first of October 2010 to May 2011. The study included: 200 patients with β-Thalassemia referred to the Ibn-AlBalady hospital center and Al-Karamh Hospital Center ,100 patients from each center and 50 cases of children infected with other mild diseases as a control for β- Thalassemia group from those attending the General Pediatric Hospital). Most of Thalasseamic patients were distributed between (2–35) years of age .In this study we found that the Enzyme linked Immuno-Sorbent Assay (ELISA) test showed that 2.5% of Thalassemia patients were infected with hepatitis B , 21% of them had hepatitis C virus infection . On the other side the patients showed negative results for HIV .

Published
2018-01-14
How to Cite
FADHIL, Rushdi S.. Complications of HBV, HCV and HIV Infections in Patients with Coolyze Anemia in Baghdad. Iraqi Journal of Cancer and Medical Genetics, [S.l.], v. 5, n. 1, jan. 2018. ISSN 2078-6123. Available at: <http://ijcmg.uomustansiriyah.edu.iq/index.php/ijcmg/article/view/80>. Date accessed: 11 aug. 2020.
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