Prevalence of Hepatitis-B and Hepatitis-C among Blood Donors in Sulaimani City

Authors

  • Mohammad O. Mohammad College of Medicine, University of Sulaimani, Kurdistan Region, Iraq. Author

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.17656/jzs.10155

Keywords:

Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Sulaimani, Blood donors

Abstract

This is a prospective study conducted inJanuary-May 2002'.Blood Samples from l514 healthy blood donors were screened for hepatitis B and hipatitis C in Sulaimani main blood bank' Enzyme Linked Immune Sorbent Assay (ELISA) technique was used to detect Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (HBsAg) and Anti Hepatitis C Virus Antibody (Anti HCV Ab). the prevalence rate of HBsAg and anti-HCV Ab was 23%,1:2 o/o respectively in the blood donors.

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Published

2005-09-23

How to Cite

Prevalence of Hepatitis-B and Hepatitis-C among Blood Donors in Sulaimani City. (2005). Journal of Zankoy Sulaimani - Part A, 9(1), 115-124. https://doi.org/10.17656/jzs.10155