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P- ISSN:2222-8373, E-ISSN:2518-9255

Volume 13, Issue 4, Part 1 , October. 2017



Detection OF Cytomegalovirus Infection In Pre-Marital Women  In Al-Khalis  City


Raghad Ibrahim Ahmed


Year: 2017, Volume: 13, Issue: 4, Part:1


Pages: 117-125 , DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24237/djps.1304.321A


Language: English


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The study group included 100 blood samples pre-marital women in Diyala / Al-Khalis, form the period from 1/10/2015 to 1/4/2016, the blood sample of women without any clinical evidence of cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection and free from infected by HIV .we were screened for the presence of IgG and IgM antibodies against CMV by strip test.The IgG antibodies were detected in 10%, while the IgM antibodies were detected in (6%). The sero negative (control) was (90%) for IgG and (94%) for IgM. Rising in seropositivity was observed in young women in age group (25-30years) for both IgG and IgM, Seroprevalence of CMV was more in women from urban area IgG (80%), IgM(83%) with no significant result. Most of the women have higher education rising to 90% for IgG and 100% for IgM.


Keywords: CMV, women, age, educational level, socioeconomic level, Diyala Iraq.

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