Acta Scientific Microbiology (ISSN: 2581-3226)

Research Article Volume 6 Issue 4

The Role of Some Biomarkers for Diagnosis of Coronavirus Infection in Diyala Province

Saja Mohammed Mohsen1* and Abdulla Hassan Abdulla2

1Middle Technical University (MTU), Baquba Technical Institute, Diyala, Iraq

2Department of Chemistry, College of Science, Diyala University, Diyala, Iraq

*Corresponding Author: Saja Mohammed Mohsen, Middle Technical University (MTU), Baquba Technical Institute, Diyala, Iraq.

Received: March 13, 2023; Published: March 20, 2023


One of the main viruses that affect people, the Coronavirus, primarily targets the respiratory system. Animals could also be infected by Coronaviruses causing a group of respiratory and gastrointestinal severe diseases. After severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV) and Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is the third epidemic coronavirus. SARS-CoV-2 causes Coronavirus Disease 2019 or what so called (COVID-19). Since its first confirmation in December 2019, the spreading of COVID-19 has generated a great interest in all the world. Patients who are severely infected with COVID-19 are susceptible to hyper inflammation (HI), that accompanied biomarkers (BMs) could be useful for risk stratification (RS).

Aim and Objective of the Study: The aim of the presented study is to identify some BMs including: Interleukin-6 (IL)-6, Lactate Dehydrogenase Hormone (LDH), D-dimer, Procalcitonin (PCT), Ferritin, and C-reactive protein (CRP), in patients infected with SARS-CoV-2.

Materials and Methods: Serum samples were taken from patients in Diyala Governorate-Iraq during the period of January to April 2021. After detection of the virus through using of real time-PCR technique, the level of the BMs in study groups have been measured.

Results: The current study revealed highly significant relationship between some of the studied BMs in the mean concentrations in the serum of the patients and control group.

Conclusion: The studied BMs have been accompanied with poor outcomes. They could be the main concerns for RS models in testing of severe COVID-19 (S-COVID-19) and guiding the appropriate clinical care.

Keywords: Coronavirus; IL-6; CRP; Ferritin; D-dimer; PCT


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Citation: Saja Mohammed Mohsen and Abdulla Hassan Abdulla. “The Role of Some Biomarkers for Diagnosis of Coronavirus Infection in Diyala Province". Acta Scientific Microbiology 6.4 (2023): 78-82.


Copyright: © 2022 Saja Mohammed Mohsen and Abdulla Hassan Abdulla. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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