Journal of
Infectious Diseases and Immunity

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

JIDI Articles in press

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Measles Outbreak Investigation in Basso Liben District, Amhara Region, Ethiopia 2017

Background: Measles is an acute, highly contagious viral disease caused by measles virus and transmitted primarily by respiratory droplets or airborne spray to mucous membranes in the upper respiratory tract or the conjunctiva. Measles is one of vaccine preventable diseases but the virus usually causes outbreaks especially among unvaccinated population. The aim of this study was to investigate the outbreak and identify...

Author(s):Tesfaye Andualem, Sisay Awoke, Sofoniyas Getnet, Yimer Sied, Addisu Melese and Chalachew Genet

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Prevalence Of Acute Diarrhea And Associatedprecipitating Factors Among Under-Five Children In West Guji Zone, Oromia Region, Ethiopia, 2018: Community Based Cross Sectional Study

Background: Child hood diarrhea has continued as a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in sub-Saharan Africa including Ethiopia. In conjunction with implementing control programs, an up to-date comprehensive information on the magnitude and contributing factors among child hood diarrhea is needed to develop and design effective interventions at the district level. Methods: A community based cross sectional study...

Author(s):Damene Darota Amamo, Melkamu Bekele Selgedo, Yimer Hottessa Dukale

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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,...

Author(s):Shita

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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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