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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Micafungin and Caspofungin Pharmacodynamics in Patients with Candidemia

Abstract Candidemia is an important cause of health care-related bloodstream infections. Adequate antifungal therapy is crucial to reduce morbidity and mortality. A previous randomized clinical trial compared the clinical effectiveness of caspofungin 50 mg, micafungin 100 mg (M100), and micafungin 150 mg (M150) in treating invasive candidiasis and candidemia. M100 treatment success was non-inferior to caspofungin, while...

Author(s):COLEMAN ROTSTEIN, RAWAN KASSAR

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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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