ISSN: 1813-0410

Author : Gemeel Abd, Frial

Studying of immunoglobulins ,C3 , C4 and IL- 8 concentrations in serum smokers and nonsmokers

Frial Gemeel Abd

journal of kerbala university, Volume 4, Issue 1, Pages 16-19

The present study was included fifty healthy person (smokers and nonsmokers ).Sera were collected from them .IgA ,IgM ,IgG , complement 3 (C3),and complement4 (C4) concentrations were studied by using single radial immune diffusion .The results showed that IgA and IgG were decreased in smokers in comparison with non smoker while IgM ,C3 and C4 were increased in smokers . Interleukin IL-8 concentration was measured by using ELISA and found that Its concentration was increased in smokers .We found that cigarette smoking has affect on immunity in different forms .Some parameters were increased and other decreased in the same social individuals .