Mukhtar H. Hassan

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BACKGROUND Hepatitis C is prevalent among hemodialysis patients. In patients with normal kidney function, treatment with pegylated interferon and ribavirin can lead to eradication of HCV (hepatitis C virus). But the treatment is more problematic in patients with impaired kidney function, in part due to the altered pharmacokinetics of these medications.(More)
Immunoglobulin A (IgA) nephropathy, the most common cause of glomerulonephritis worldwide, is usually idiopathic in origin and renal limited. Secondary IgA nephropathy has been associated with systemic disease, including such gastrointestinal tract disturbances as celiac sprue and inflammatory bowel disease. We describe gross hematuria and reversible acute(More)
The aim of this study was to demonstrate the possible effect of some variables such as age, gender, blood sugar level, and duration of diabetes on the serum level of zinc in diabetic individuals from Murzuk area. Serum zinc (Zn), Fasting blood sugar (FBS), hemoglobin HbA1c (HbA1c) were evaluated in 46 type I diabetic subjects (group 1), 48 type II diabetic(More)
There are limited studies available on when to inseminate, if using CIDR or CIDR-GnRH protocols for optimal fertility in buffalo. Therefore, the objective of the present study was to determine the optimum time of AI in relation to CIDR removal with or without GnRH in buffalo. All buffalo (n=201) received CIDR on Day 0, PGF2α on Day 6 and CIDR were removed(More)
The whole-cell-extract and the acid-extract preparations of Helicobacter pylori strains isolated from peptic ulcer patients and the NCTC 11638 control strain were studied to compare their antigen profiles. Besides, the anti-H. pylori-antibody profile in serum from H. pylori-infected peptic ulcer patients were also studied to define the antigen stimulating(More)
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