ISSN: 0973-7510

E-ISSN: 2581-690X

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Khalil Ismail A.Mohamed1, Mohammed Sami Khadhum2, Huda Q. Mohammed Abu-Al-ess1, Saad Hasan Mohammed Ali1, Suha A.AL. Fukhar1, Wifaq M. Ali AL-Wattar1 and Jinan M. Mousa1

1Clinical Communicable Diseases Research Unit, College of Medicine, University of Baghdad, Baghdad-Iraq.
2Department of Basic Sciences, College of Dentisty, University of Baghdad, Baghdad-Iraq.
J Pure Appl Microbiol. 2017;11(3):1365-1369 | © The Author(s). 2017
Received: 21/06/2017 | Accepted: 19/08/2017 | Published: 30/09/2017

The study was carried out during the period of February 2016 – September 2016 for the  detection of Entamoeba histolytica in (66) patients with age group ranges from 21 -60 years who attended Al –Fayed clinical laboratory in Baghdad. The diagnosis done by microscopic examination and Triage (Micro parasite panel test) methods. Blood samples were taken from patients as well from other (30) healthy control matching in age and gender. The study included measurement of concentration of Leukotrein D4, Interleukin-6, Acidphoshatase activity, Zinc and Copper in sera of patients and control. The results indicated presence of parasites in all patients in both methods. The concentration of LTD4, IL-6, ACP increased significantly. The concentration of Zinc decreased significantly. The concentration of copper statistically non significant in both interval ages in patients sera in comparison with healthy control


Entamoeba histolytica, LeukotreinsD4, Acidphosphatase, Interleukin-6, Copper, Zinc.

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