Human Cytomegalovirus Infection as a Risk Factor for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Development in a Sample of Iraqi Patients
Keywords:Type 2 Diabetes mellites, viral infection and Cytomegalovirus infection.
Type 2 diabetes mellitus which abbreviate as T2DM is a complex endocrine and metabolic disorder arising
from genetic and environmental factors interaction which in turn induce various degrees of insulin functional
alteration on peripheral tissues. Globally, T2DM has develop into a public health problem. Therefore, The
study included (75) patients(37 female and 38 males) suffering from T2DM who visit al-kadhimiya teaching
hospital with age range 20-80 years and (70) as healthy controls with age range 20-70 years. All studied
groups were evaluated CMV IgG by ELISA,B. urea, S. Creatinine, cholesterol and triglyceride the results
showed that B.urea, S.creatinine and serum cholesterol showed a non-significant differences between studied
group, While there was significant differences in concentration of triglyceride between both studied group.
The seropositivity of CMV IgG was 62(82.87%) in T2DM patients with significant differences in compare
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