Interleukin 4 (IL-4) in Urinary Schistosomiasis as a Diagnostic Biomarker During Its Reinfection- A Review

Aigbogun Edwin Ighodaro
  • International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medical Sciences, January 2017, Science Publishing Group
  • DOI: 10.11648/j.ijcems.20170305.11

Interleukin 4 (cytokine) in urinary schistosomiasis.

What is it about?

It explains the immunological patterns of the release and function of interleukin 4 which is a type of cytokine in urinary schistosomiasis.

Why is it important?

Can assist medical doctors and laboratory scientist to accurately diagnose urinary schistosomiasis which is caused by Schistosome heamatobium (italics) especially in developing countries.

Perspectives

Aigbogun Edwin (Author)

Rise in interleukin 4 can be of lead to medical practitioners on how to treat patients down with schistosomiasis.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11648/j.ijcems.20170305.11

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