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

Molecular mechanism of Clofazimine resistance in tuberculosis

Article in Press

Drug resistance which is at present main impendence to global tuberculosis (TB) control and drug-resistant (DR) activity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M. tuberculosis) in various strains have become the major challenge worldwide. Nowadays many researchers used different antibiotics for treatment of DR-TB are often unwell tolerated and not adequately efficient. A large group study from various research published in...

Author(s):Mst Sumaia Khatun , Sadia Afrin, Md Shah Alam ,

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

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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

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

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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

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

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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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