Sadia Tahir

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Abstract. Interleukin-12 (IL-12) is a heterodimeric cytokine consisting of P35 (IL-12A) and P40 (IL-12B). Along with multiple functions, this cytokine has been shown to have potent role as an antiviral and antitumor cytokine. HCV clearance has also been associated with this cytokine. Currently very limited therapeutic options are available for HCV treatment(More)
INTRODUCTION Hepatitis C virus (HCV) commonly causes a chronic infection but few of patients are able to clear the virus naturally. Interleukin-10 (IL-10) is an anti-inflammatory cytokine that can suppress the immune response against HCV. Interindividual variations in IL-10 production are genetically contributed by polymorphisms within the IL-10 promoter(More)
INTRODUCTION Enteric viruses, including Hepatitis E virus (HEV), are able to persist under environmental conditions and may cause public health problems by contaminating natural and drinking water resources. Routine procedures for monitoring viruses in water samples have not been established for the water microbiology screening panel. METHODOLOGY(More)
OBJECTIVE To observe the diagnostic accuracy of elastography in detecting malignant breast lesion taking strain ratio of 4.8 and histopathology as gold standard. STUDY DESIGN Descriptive cross-sectional study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY Department of Diagnostic Radiology, from March to September 2015. METHODOLOGY Atotal of 137 patients aged 20 to 60(More)
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