Immunological Role of Tow Chemokine ( IL-8 and IP-10) of Women Infected with Trichomonas vaginalis in Diyala Province, Iraq

Maha Falh Nazzal


Serum level of IL-8 and IP-10 was assessed in serum of (54) Trichomoniasis women Iraqi patients ;as well as (35) healthy controls . The patients attended AL-Batol teaching hospital in Diyala for diagnosis and treatment during the period November to March 2015 . Serum level of IL-8 was significantly increased in Trichomoniasis women patient (3.47± 0.35 pg/ml) compared to controls (0.69 ± 0.12  pg/ml), the same result was shown in serum level of IP-10 which was increased in  Trichomoniasis women patient  (6.96 ± 1.02 pg/ml) compared to controls (1.37 ± 0.45 pg/ml) . This result suggested the role of IL-8 and IP-10 in pathogenesis of women infected with Trichomonas vaginalis parasite .

Keywords: Trichomonas vaginalis , IL-8 , IP-10

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