Prevalence of Anti-thyroid Peroxidase, and Anti-thyroglobulin in Sudanese Patients with Thyroid Diseases


By Abdelgadir A. Elmugadam, Elshaikh A. Elobied, Moawia H. Elebaid, Ahmed M. Makeen.


Autoimmune thyroid disease (AITD) may be characterized by the measurement in serum of antibodies to thyroid peroxidase. Thyroid antibody testing is not routinely available in developing countries, and few studies have measured thyroid antibodies among Arab or Africans. The significance of thyroid autoimmunity in an Arab setting is thus unclear


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