Estimating Serum Level of Human Monocyte Chemotactic Protien-1 (MCP-1) and Human Interferon Gamma Induced Protein 10 Kda (IP-10) in Patiants Infected with Entamoeba Histolytica
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The current study was conducted to find out the effect of infection with Entamoeba histolytica on the level of concentration Human Monocyte Chemotactic Protien(MCP-1) and Human Interferon Gamma induced protrin 10 KDa(IP-10) in serum of the infected patiants. Blood samples were collected from the infected persons from AL- Najaf Alashrf city for the period from 1/9/2020 to 31/1/ 2021, The number of patients examined during the total study period reached 70 patients, while the number of control samples was 20. Verbal consent was taken from all individuals for inclusion in the study. The results of the examination showed a significant increase in the level of proteins MCP-1 & IP-10 in the blood serum of the infected persons compared with the control group, as well as different in the level of proteins according gender, as well as according to age groups and the area of residence at P<0.05.