Abbas Behelgardi

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BACKGROUND Interleukin-16 (IL-16) is an immunomodulatory cytokine, which plays an important role in some inflammatory and autoimmune diseases such as hepatitis B, which is a major health concern worldwide. OBJECTIVES In this study, we aimed to investigate the plausible association between IL-16 polymorphism and chronic HBV susceptibility in an Iranian(More)
AIM The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of HDV infection between HBV chronic patients referred to gastroenterology ward of Taleghani hospital Tehran, Iran and also investigating the risk factors in acquiring the HDV infection. BACKGROUND Hepatitis B virus (HBV) and Hepatitis D virus (HDV) are major public health issues. Worldwide there(More)
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