African Journal of
Biotechnology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12300

Full Length Research Paper

Polymorphisms in IL-10 (-1082) and IFN-𝛾, (+874) cytokine genes associated with resistance or susceptibility to Schistosoma haematobium infection in primary school children of Mount Darwin, Zimbabwe

Tendai Makwikwi
  • Tendai Makwikwi
  • Biochemistry Department, Faculty of Science, University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe.
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Takafira Mduluza
  • Takafira Mduluza
  • Biochemistry Department, Faculty of Science, University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe.
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  •  Received: 22 January 2019
  •  Accepted: 21 February 2019
  •  Published: 13 March 2019

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