Shaimaa Jassim Alsultany, Ali Jasim Mhaimeed Alsultani and Hussam S. Hadi
Department of Biology, College of Science, University of Babylon, Iraq
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(Received : June 7, 2021; Accepted : August 5, 2021)
Hepatitis was hepatic illness caused by HBV viruses or HCV, which could be acute or chronic for a long time. The purpose of this research was to detect hepatitis B and C in hemodialysis patients using a rapid test to estimate interferon in their serum as a marker for infection. One hundred blood samples were collected from hemodialysis patients in order to detect hepatitis B and C using a suitable kit, and the interferon level was determined using ELIZA. Fourteen per cent infection was observed with hepatitis C and 6% with hepatitis B. The infection in male and females showed significant value among patients and control in cytokine estimation due to the role of viruses.
Key words : : Virus, hemodialysis, cytokine