Salwa S Seif Eldin

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Hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection is a common cause of acute viral hepatitis (AVH) in Egypt. We aimed to identify risk factors of HEV among acute hepatitis cases, measure HEV specific immune response to differentiate between symptomatic and asymptomatic infections. The study included symptomatic acute hepatitis (AH) patients (n = 235) and asymptomatic(More)
Serum and stool samples were collected from 128 individuals: 96 diarrhea patients and 32 apparently healthy controls. Stool specimens were cultured for enteric bacterial pathogens, while sera were screened by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for Campylobacter jejuni-reactive antibodies. Of 28 diarrhea patients who demonstrated C. jejuni-reactive antibodies(More)
Identification of Candida cultured from various clinical specimens to the species level is increasingly necessary for clinical laboratories. Although sn PCR identifies the species within hours but its cost-effectiveness is to be considered. So there is always a need for media which help in the isolation and identification at the species level. The study(More)
To assess the problem of CMV infection in pregnant women in Sohag community and to determine the risk of congenital CMV infection. The study was performed on 900 pregnant women residing in Sohag, during the period from June, 2006 till January 2010. Detection of CMV antibodies (IgM and IgG) was carried out using microparticle enzyme immunoassay. Women proved(More)
Chlamydia trachomatis infection is considered to be one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases. It is currently unclear whether chlamydial infection causes pathological conditions of the male accessory glands has consequences for male infertility. To determine the frequency of C. trachomatis Infection among infertile men with leukocytospermia(More)
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