Diagnostic value of vascular endothelial growth factor and interleukin-17 in association with molecular diagnosis of Wuchereria bancrofti infection

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Dalia Abdelhamid Omran; Mayssa Mohamed Zaki; Salwa Fayez Hasan; Hend Ibrahim Shousha;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease Editorial Office
  • Journal: Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease (issn: 2222-1808, eissn: 2222-1808)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/S2222-1808(15)60895-7
  • Subject: Lymphatic filariasis | DNA-based diagnosis | Vascular endothelial growth factor | Interleukin-17 | Medicine | R | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine | RC955-962

Objective: To explore effective diagnosis of Wuchereria bancrofti through DNA-based techniques followed by assessment of vascular endothelial growth factor concentration (VEGF-C) and interleukin 17 (IL-17) as indicators for lymphatic endothelial cell activation, ... View more
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