ISSN: 1813-0410

Author : Anok Najum, Ali

Detection of interleukin-6, interleukin-8 and gamma interferon in placentafrom aborted ewes infected withListeria monocytogenes

Ali Anok Najum

journal of kerbala university, Volume 8, Issue 4, Pages 57-61

Hundred and ten aborted placentas were obtained from ewes and cultured directly,while other were fixed in formalinbuffer to study the effect of interlukin-6, interlukin-8 and gamma-IFNin pathogenesis of Listeria monocytogenes associated with placentitis in aborted ewes. Results showed eleven placenta samples from out 110 were positive for listeria culture,wereshowed high expression of IL-6, IL-8 and γ-IFNin aborted placenta infected with Listeria monocytogenes as a compared with non infected placentas.