Prevalence rate of hepatitis B and hepatitis C virus among common gender in district Charsadda Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan

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Prevalence rate of hepatitis B and hepatitis C virus among common gender in district Charsadda Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan

Faheem Anwar, Muhammad Zeeshan, Ihtesham Ul haq, Noor Allah, Habib ullah, Jalal ud Din, Iftikhar Ali Shah, Inayat ullah, Muhammad Junaid, Waqar Ahmad
Int. J. Biosci.13( 5), 221-229, November 2018.
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The aim of this paper is to investigate the spread over the rate of Hepatitis B & C in District Charsadda. The data obtained from the patients, suggested by the doctors based on their health issues and symptoms. Hepatitis B is virus which consist of double stranded DNA having envelope. it is responsible to cause various liver diseases. Hepatitis C cause liver diseases like cirrhosis, hepatocellular carcinoma and responsible for the most common threat of the liver transportation globally. This study was designed to evaluate the anti-HCV and anti- HBV antibody positivity with ICT (Immune Chromatography Technique) based detection among various Patient attending by District Head Quarter Hospital Charsadda, from various region of Charsadda KPK province of Pakistan. Total 12694 patient of HBV and 12361 Patient of HCV patient sample serums were collected during July 2017 to April 2018 from the District Head Quarter Hospital Charsadda Kpk Pakistan. All samples of HCV and HBV were tested for anti-HCV antibodies and anti-HBV antibody using ICT (immune chromatography technique) method. Our analysis About 12694 patients who were on risk for symptoms of HBV and 12361 patient’s symptoms leading towards HCV indicated that 123 (0.96%) were HBV positive and 141(1.14%) had HCV antibodies in their serum respectively. According to our study the prevalence of HBV is lower than HCV infection in subject areas. The lower level of HBV and HCV infection indicates the development in health care facilities and awareness in public over the past few years.


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