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: July-December 2023; 15(2)

July 2023

Seroprevalence and risk factors associated with Toxoplasma gondii infection among pregnant women in Ile Ife, Southwestern Nigeria

This study investigated the seroprevalence of anti-Toxoplasma IgG and IgM antibodies as well as associated risk factors among pregnant women attending ante-natal care clinics in Ile Ife, Southwestern, Nigeria. A cross sectional hospital study was carried out in three major health care facilities within the study area between June and October, 2019.  Three hundred and twenty pregnant women aged between 14-50 years...

Author(s): Olusi Titus Adeniyi, Salawu Saheed Adekola and Oniya Mobolanle Oladipo  

August 2023

Molecular mechanism of Clofazimine resistance in tuberculosis

Drug resistance which is at present the main impendence to global tuberculosis (TB) control and drug- resistant (DR) activity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in various strains have become the major challenge worldwide. Nowadays, many researchers use different antibiotics for treatment of DR-TB which are often not well tolerated and not adequately efficient. A large group study from various research published in different...

Author(s): Sumaia Khatun, Sadia Afrin and Shah Alam,

September 2023

Prevalence and socio-demographic determinants of malaria among febrile under- five children in Abobo district, Southwest Ethiopia: Cross-sectional study

Malaria ranks among Ethiopia's top ten causes of illness and mortality among children under five. The disease continues to pose a severe public health risk in malaria-endemic regions like the Abobo district. Information on malaria prevalence and its determinants among under-five year’s children in the Abobo district is missing. A facility-based cross-sectional study was conducted at Abobo Catholic Health...

Author(s): Mitiku Dubale and Obang Obang  

November 2023

Current profile of post-vaccination humoral signature of SARS-CoV-2 in Abidjan healthcare workers vaccinated against COVID-19 after the COVAX initiative in Côte d’Ivoire

COVID-19, caused by SARS-CoV-2, has been the subject of unprecedented research, leading to a pandemic that urgently required effective vaccines to stop its spread. Despite the effectiveness of these vaccines, SARS-CoV-2 transmission continued, prompting questions about the immune response to SARS-CoV-2. Two years after the COVAX initiative in Cote D'ivoire, a study was conducted to assess the humoral response...

Author(s): Adjoumanvoulé Honoré Adou, Amah Patricia Kouacou, Oppong Richard Yeboah, Sery Romuald Dassé, Koubla Liliane Siransy, Aya Ursule Assi, Yida Jocelyne Seri, Roselle Charline Memel, Salimata Moussa, Doris Oura, Adjo Melissa Koffi, Maïmouna Sidibé Bathily, Hebert Koya, Kouabla Liliane Siransy and Sery Romuald Dassé