Journal of The Faculty of Science and Technology

Omdurman Islamic University

The aim of this research work to study human Cytomegalovirus (HCMV) infection among acute leukemia patients in Khartoum. Thirty seven Blood samples were collected from acute leukemia patients with different ages.

The collected samples were investigated with the Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) to detect HCMV IgM antibodies. ELISA test of HCMV IgM antibodies, revealed 100% of patients with absence of IgM antibodies. In this research work, we observed that the frequency of leukemia prevalence was high in children than adults, and in male than female.

Keywords: Cytomegalovirus, Acute leukemia, antibodies