Journal of
Infectious Diseases and Immunity

  • Abbreviation: J. Infect. Dis. Immun.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2375
  • DOI: 10.5897/JIDI
  • Start Year: 2009

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Hepatitis B Vaccination and Its Associated Factors among Health Care Workers Working In Wolayita Sodo Hospitals, Southern Ethiopia: a cross-Sectional Study

Hepatitis B is the principal public health problem among diverse segments of inhabitants. However, attention is not given on its prevention strategy, especially among health care workers. Hence, the intention of this study was to assess hepatitis B virus vaccination status and associated factors among health care workers working in Wolayita Sodo hospitals, southern Ethiopia. An institution based cross-sectional study was...

Author(s):Agegnehu Bante, Megbaru Debalkie, Asmare Getie , Biresaw Wassihun, Abera Mersha, Yimam Ahmed, Gedeno Kusse, Jemal Beketa, Jemal Seid, Mulugeta Abate

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Role of Helminth Infections on Allergy: Favor Pathogenesis or Protective Effect? A Systematic Review

Helminth infections and allergic diseases are public health problems in different areas of the world. Helminths are usually prevalent and endemic in developing countries. However allergic diseases are more prevalent in developed countries and become increasing in urbanized areas of developing countries. Both diseases are characterized by Th2 type immune response: increased level of interleukin (IL)-4, IL-13, IL-5,...


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Seroepidemiology of toxoplasmosis among pregnant women in Osogbo, Southwestern, Nigeria

Infection with Toxoplasma gondii during pregnancy represents a risk of congenital infection. Simple hygienic practices due to adequate knowledge about the parasite is one of the major keys to avoiding this preventable infection among pregnant women and women of child bearing age. The present cross sectional study was carried out to investigate the seroprevalence of anti-Toxoplasma Immunoglobulin G (IgG) and Immunoglobulin...

Author(s):Titus Adeniyi Olusi, Saheed Adekola Salawu and Mobolanle Oladipo Oniya

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