Medical Practice and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Med. Pract. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2596
  • DOI: 10.5897/MPR
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 44

Table of Content: November 2010; 1(3)

November 2010

Molecular characterization of antigens extracted from hydatid cysts of human and other intermediate hosts

This research is a study on the molecular level of Echinococcus granulosus (larval stage) on, where 7 samples of hydatid cysts were collected from parasite intermediate hosts: Human (liver, spleen, lung) and liver of sheep, goat, cattle and buffaloes. DNA was extracted from germinal layer cells of hydatid cysts which were isolated shortly or preserved for various periods in 70% ethanol. Genetic analysis of...

Author(s): E. Ihsan Al-Saimary, N. Maani Al-Shemari and M. A. Mohammed Al-Fayadh

November 2010

Epidemiological and immunological findings on human hydatidosis

Thirty patients infected with hydatidosis from different hospitals in Baghdad were included in this study. All these patients were diagnosed by imaging techniques and surgically proven. Immunological study was performed on blood samples. The study showed that the incidence of hydatidosis in females was higher than that of the males. The highest age distribution of hydatidosis patients was between 12 and 40 years. The...

Author(s): Ihsan E. Al-Saimary, Maani N. Al-Shemari and Mohammed M. A. Al-Fayadh