IMPLICATION OF SERUM IL-17 LEVELS IN CHRONIC HEPATITIS B PATIENTS


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ÇAKAL B. , ÇAVUŞ B. , Atasoy A. , Ormeci A., BULAKÇI M. , GÜLLÜOĞLU M. , ...More

JOURNAL OF ISTANBUL FACULTY OF MEDICINE-ISTANBUL TIP FAKULTESI DERGISI, vol.84, no.1, pp.68-75, 2021 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 84 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.26650/iuitfd.2020.0094
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ISTANBUL FACULTY OF MEDICINE-ISTANBUL TIP FAKULTESI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.68-75

Abstract

Objective: Natural course and clinical outcomes of chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is closely releated to immun responses of host and viral factors. Studies have suggested that there is strongly correlation between the level of IL-17 and especially of advanced liver damages associated with HBV. Role of IL-17 on natural course of chronic hepatitis B disease is yet to be fully clarified. This study aimed to evaluate the correlation between serum IL-17 levels with histological, virological, serological and biochemical data of chronic hepatitis B patients.