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: 83

Table of Content: February 2011; 3(2)

February 2011

Fertility in cimetidine and bromocriptine treated rats

The present study was designed to see the role of drugs affecting serum prolactin upon the morphology of the gonad of male rat by giving bromocriptine to one group of animals concurrently with cimetidine. This study was conducted at the Department of Anatomy, Army Medical College (AMC), Rawalpindi in collaboration with National Veterinary Laboratories (NVL), Chak Shahzad, Islamabad. Ninety adult young male albino rats...

Author(s): Qamar Hamid, Liaqat Ali Minhas and Sadaf Hamid

February 2011

Studies on the interaction between IgA, lactoferrin and lysozyme in the breastmilk of lactating women with sick and healthy babies

The IgA, lactoferrin and lysozyme levels in breastmilk samples of mothers with healthy babies and mothers whose babies developed septicaemia were analyzed by the enzyme – linked immunosorbent assay. The IgA level in the milk of mothers with healthy babies decreased from 183.48 ± 114.91 mg/l in colostrum to 147.75 ± 114.6 mg/l in mature milk while the level in mothers whose babies developed...

Author(s): Ella, E. E., Ahmad, A. A., Umoh, V. J., Ogala, W. N., Balogun, T. B. and Musa, A.

February 2011

Tumor necrosis factor gene polymorphisms and susceptibility to rheumatoid arthritis in regional Tunisian population

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a complex multifactorial disease caused by environmental influences and an unknown number of predisposing genes. The present study was undertaken in order to investigate the possible association between RA disease and the TNFgene promoter polymorphisms -308A>G, -1031 T>C and the TNFβ polymorphism+252A>G (LTA252A>G) in the Tunisian population. We compared the...

Author(s): E. Fakhfakh Karray, I. Bendhifallah, K. BenAbdelghani, K. Hamzaoui and L. Zakraoui