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: 86

Table of Content: January, 2012; 4(1)

January 2012

Review on major viral diseases of chickens reported in Ethiopia

In Ethiopia, the major poultry products come from backyards chickens. But in recent times, more commercialized poultry farms are flourishing having considerable contribution to the supply of poultry products, especially to urban areas. There are also attempts to upgrade the productivity of local chickens through distribution of exotic and cross breeds to the rural areas. These endeavors, however, are hampered from...

Author(s): Hailu Mazengia

January 2012

Detection of IgG, IgA and IgM antibodies against Porphyromonas gingivalis in gingival crevicular fluid and saliva in patients with chronic periodontitis

Humoral immune response is an important host mechanism against periodontopathogenic microorganisms, such as Porphyromonas gingivalis. P. gingivalis is the most frequent causative agent of chronic periodontitis in Mexico, but its detection presents difficulties. The aim of this study was to identify antibodies against semi-purified culture-secreted proteins of P. gingivalis in saliva and gingival...

Author(s): Marcela Y. Martinez-Guzman, Manuel A. de la Rosa-Ramírez, Alma Y. Arce-Mendoza and Adrian G. Rosas-Taraco