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: 94

Table of Content: August 2011; 3(8)

August 2011

Antibiotic susceptibility patterns of Salmonella and Shigella isolates in Harar, Eastern Ethiopia

Antimicrobial resistance of Salmonella and Shigella are emerging global challenges. There are no studies conducted on the antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of Salmonellaand Shigella in eastern Ethiopia. This study aims to investigate antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of these microbes. A total of 244 diarrheic stool specimens were collected and cultured for screening of...

Author(s): Ayalu A. Reda, Berhanu Seyoum, Jemal Yimam, Gizachew Andualem, Sisay Fiseha and Jean-Michel Vandeweerd

August 2011

Assessing the frequency and antibiotic resistance of nosocomial bacterial infections in the intensive care units and general wards

Considering the perpetual existence of resistant bacteria in different wards of hospitals, particularly the intensive care unit (ICU), as well as the hindrance they cause against therapy make it necessary to have comprehensive knowledge of these bacteria and their respective pattern of antibiotic resistance in different communities. This study was conducted to determine the pattern of antibiotic resistance for common...

Author(s): Kiumars Ahmadi, Fahimeh Dadgari and Mohammad Reza Safarinejad