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: January-June 2023; 15(1)

April 2023

Knowledge and attitudes towards tuberculosis (TB) prevention among people living with HIV in Lagos, Nigeria

Tuberculosis (TB) is the most potent opportunistic infection and a leading cause of death among Persons Living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (PLHIV), particularly in sub-Saharan African and Asian countries, where it is highly prevalent. Knowing the TB status of an HIV client is very important and is considered an entry point for comprehensive HIV treatment and care. However, the knowledge and attitude of PLHIV to TB...

Author(s): Abu Ebere C., Ogbudebe Chidubem, Adepoju Victor and Olanrewaju Olakunle  

April 2023

Skin diseases caused by Panton-Valentine leucocidin-producing Staphylococcus aureus: Profile and immunological follow-up of patients in a peri-urban area in Benin

This study aims to highlight the role of Panton and Valentine Leucocidin (PVL) in Staphylococcus aureus isolated from skin diseases in the peri-urban area of Benin. This study, conducted from November 2014 to December 2017, include 124 wound, abscess, furuncle, osteomyelitis and pyomyositis patients with staphylococcal in the commune of Zogbodomey. The 124 patients were profiled based on sociodemographic, clinical,...

Author(s): Hachime R. B. I. MAMADOU, Bawa BOYA, Cyrille A. VODOUNON , Haziz SINA, Jean Robert KLOTOÉ, Théodora A. AHOYO and Lamine BABA-MOUSSA  

May 2023

Genomics and molecular immunopathogenesis of SARS-CoV-2 variants of interest in Nigeria

The COVID-19 pandemic, caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, has spurred global interest. Since the first recognition of SARS-CoV-2, thousands of genomic mutations have been developed and more are still to come for the ability of SARS-CoV-2 to rapidly evolve and adapt is due to its high mutability, which allows new lineages and variants to emerge. These mutations result in changes to the virus properties, such as...

Author(s): Oyejide Afolabi Olaniyan, Dolapo Damilare Olugbile, Adeola Victor Kolawole, Adepeju K. Olowookere, Tomiwa Williams Adeniji, Adebola M. Olaniyan, Ibraheem A. Ajetunmobi, Omolola O. Onayemi, Taiwo Omololu Omotoso, Paul Olusegun Adepoju, Adeolu Sunday Oluremi, Olalekan Ademola Kemiki, Oluwatosin Opeyemi Ogunwola, Samuel D. Adepoju, David B. Olugbodi, Afolabi A. Salawu, Samuel S. Taiwo, Ayodele Ademola Adelakun and Oyejide Afolabi Olaniyan