STUDY THE PREVALENCE OF HEPATITIS B, C AND HIV VIRUS INFECTION BETWEEN MALES AND FEMALES IN LIBYAN CAPITAL CITY TRIPOLI
Fathi Sadek, Ali El-Remalli, Gaith Salama, Mohamed Siaan and Massud Anwair*
Data were collected from the reality of the National Center for Tuberculosis Control and communicable diseases in Tripoli, the 2014 records and then analyzed the data statistically and classified results of the analysis in tables and graphs were utilized conclusions serve the purpose of the study.This study was conducted in the period from January 2014 until the end of December 2014 and included a number of 6851 cases of applicants for health certificate, including Advanced 5566 males and Advanced 1285 were female, by drawing blood samples from applicants for the detection probability of the presence of infection with viruses HIV, HCV, HBV using the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA). By the results the total infected 45 cases at a rate of 0.65%, including the number of people living with (HBV) is 29 cases at a rate of 0.42%, and the number of people living with (HCV) is 11 cases of 0.16%, while counting the injured virus (HIV) is the 5 cases of 0.07%. We also found that the prevalence of these viruses rise in the youth category Ranged ages of 20-29 years old more than the rest of the other categories, especially HBV and that the infection rate is much lower in females than males.
Keywords: Blood samples, enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) and Pathological cases.
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