Journal of
Infectious Diseases and Immunity

  • Abbreviation: J. Infect. Dis. Immun.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2375
  • DOI: 10.5897/JIDI
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 87

Table of Content: 15 November, 2011; 3(13)

November 2011

Widal test case study in Togo: Proposition for a rational use

The Widal test is still being used in Togo and the results are labelled “positive” even for only one agglutinin without titration. As a result of that, more and more people claim to have typhoid fever while the clinical state is not suggestive and no bacteriological test is performed. We discuss here the results of 200 patients seen in routine laboratories from November 2005 to April 2006. The agglutinin TO,...

Author(s): Edinam AGBENU, Hervé d’ALMEIDA, Yaotsè DAGNRA, Maléwè KOLOU and Mireille DAVID

November 2011

HIV related stigmatizing attitude and practice among health care workers in Northern Nigeria

This study is designed to describe the HIV related stigmatizing attitude and practice among the health care workers in Nasarawa State, Northern Nigeria. This study is an analytical cross-sectional study. Multistage sampling technique was used to obtain a representative sample and structured self-administered questionnaire was used to collect relevant information. About half (40.9%) of the health care workers...

Author(s): AMORAN OE