Seropositivity and active HCV infection in patients from Peshawar Division of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan.

@inproceedings{Arshad2013SeropositivityAA,
  title={Seropositivity and active HCV infection in patients from Peshawar Division of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan.},
  author={Abida Arshad and Hashim Khan and Farzana and Mehwish Saba Aslam and Tayyab ur Rehman and Muhammad Javed Arshad and Mumtaz Ahmed and Ijaz Ali and Ahmad-ur-Rehman Saljoqi},
  year={2013}
}
Hepatitis C is one of the most common blood-borne diseases causing significant morbidity and mortality globally. This study was designed to evaluate any correlation between 3 generations ELISA positivity for anti-HCV antibody plus elevated ALT levels with Real-time PCR based detection among various categories of patients attending Khyber Teaching Hospital Peshawar. Total 160 serum samples were collected from clinically HCV positive individuals. All samples were tested for anti-HCV antibodies… CONTINUE READING

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