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Abstract                 Volume:5  Issue-1  Year-2018          Original Research Articles

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The Prevalence Study of Viral Hepatitis in AL-Najaf AL-Ashraf Province
Ruaa Sheltagh Nile*, Doaa Amer Kadhim and Mohammed Abduaali Mohsin
Laboratory Investigation Department, Faculty of Sciences, University of Kufa, Iraq
*Corresponding author

This study was conducted to detect the prevalence of Hepatitis C virus and Hepatitis B virus of infected Patients. The study was carried out in the period from January (2016) to December (2016). The study included 420 hepatitis C and B virus suspected patients from Al-Hakeem Hospital, AL-Sader Hospital and Middle Euphrates Hospital in Al-Najaf Province with gender and age ranged from (<10-70) years old from both sexes. Patients group was found to be 120 patients infected with Hepatitis represented47 Hepatitis C and 73 Hepatitis B the results of the study showed that the highest rate of infection was in HBV. Our study found the male infected with hepatitis(70.7%) and female infected with hepatitis (29.2%) so the male more infection for hepatitis then female, also we found the patients children under <10 years less infected with hepatitis and more age infected with hepatitis 20-29 and followed by age30-39 and 40-49.

Keywords: Hepatitis C and B,Viral hepatitis
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Nile, R. S., Kadhim, D. A., Mohsin, M. A., 2018. The prevalence study of viral hepatitis in AL-Najaf AL-Ashraf Province.Int.J.Curr.Res.Biosci.Plantbiol. 5(1): 1-9. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcrbp.2018.501.001
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