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


Article in Press

Since December 2019, COVID-19 disease caused by SARS-CoV-2 virus has spread world-wide as pandemic causing large number of infected persons and lot of deaths of COVID patients. There is currently no definite medicine for treatment of the disease as well as any preventive measure. With the progress of multiplication of viruses in the human, activation and amplification of host immune response take place causing massive...


Toxoplasma gondii: Deeper understanding of epidemiology, virulence and pathophysiology enhances diagnosis and informs vaccine design

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Toxoplasma gondii is an extremely widespread intracellular obligate parasite that infects both animals and birds. This protozoan pathogen usually causes asymptomatic infection in humans but can cause significant disease in congenitally infected infants, immunodeficient patients and occasionally in immunocompetent individuals. In the complex life cycle of T. gondii, sexual development occurs uniquely in felines whereas...


Molecular mechanism of Clofazimine resistance in tuberculosis

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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 ,

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,...


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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