International Medical Journal, Vol. 17., Iss. 2, 2011, P. 76−81.
THE PECULIARITIES OF SPECIFIC AND UNSPECIFIC IMMUNE RESPONSE IN HCV INFECTION
Kharkiv National Medical University, Kharkiv, Ukraine
Ukrainian and foreign literature on immune reactions in different types of HCV infection is reviewed. The peculiarities of specific humoral immunity, specific and unspecific cellular immunity, cytokine profile, interferonogenesis in this pathology are featured from pathogenetic, diagnostic and prognostic interpretation of the indices. The original findings are reported.
Key words: HCV infection, hepatitis C, cellular and humoral immunity, cytokines, interferon.