Author(s): Zahraa H. Zaboon, Shaimaa M. Mohammed, Hayder A. Muhammed, Jabar A. Faraj

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DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2023.00223   

Address: Zahraa H. Zaboon1, Shaimaa M. Mohammed1, Hayder A. Muhammed2, Jabar A. Faraj1
1Pharmacy Department, Al-Mustaqbal University College, Babylon, Iraq.
2College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Karbala, Karbala, Iraq.
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Published In:   Volume - 16,      Issue - 3,     Year - 2023

The lack of dedicated RV treatment makes early detection and effective vaccines important to prevent increased mortality and morbidity, as they can only be treated with fluid and electrolyte replacement. The study's goal was to assess the specificity and sensitivity of Reverse transcriptase PCR and Rapid immunochromatography techniques for Rotavirus detection. Between November 2020 and June 2021, 320 stool samples from children under the age of five were obtained at Babylon Teaching Hospital. Primary detection of Rotavirus contamination has executed the use of immunochromatography test (rapid test) LumiQuickAdeno-RotaVirus Antigen Comb takes a look at(Netherlands) and opposite transcriptase PCR in the detection of Rotavirus infection by means of using structural gene (vp4), the results discovered that Rotavirus became detected at a high rate in male stool samples (67.5%) rather than a girl (32.5%). December and Januarywere observed the biggest number of cases, with (46.6%) and (28.3%), respectively.The rural area had the highest rate of Rotavirus infection (56.6%), compared to (43.4%) in the urban area.The RT-PCR assay's excellent overall performance was also considered in its capability to identify Rotavirus RNA in 84 of 320 children's prevalence (26.25%).

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Zahraa H. Zaboon, Shaimaa M. Mohammed, Hayder A. Muhammed, Jabar A. Faraj. Evaluation of Two Assays Immunochromatography and RT-PCR for detection of Rotavirus in Iraqi Children. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology 2023; 16(3):1355-8. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2023.00223

Zahraa H. Zaboon, Shaimaa M. Mohammed, Hayder A. Muhammed, Jabar A. Faraj. Evaluation of Two Assays Immunochromatography and RT-PCR for detection of Rotavirus in Iraqi Children. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology 2023; 16(3):1355-8. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2023.00223   Available on:

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