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: March 2012; 4(3)

March 2012

Influenza A H1NI (Pandemic 2009): How prepared are healthcare providers in Calabar, Nigeria?

In April 2009, an outbreak of influenza was reported in Mexico and California and within months, it spread to all continents of the world. An influenza pandemic has always posed a threat to global public health. The objective of this study was to assess the knowledge, attitude, reported practice and preparedness of health care providers in Calabar, Nigeria, regarding the H1N1 pandemic. This was a prospective study. A...

Author(s): Etokidem AJ, Ogaji DST, Nsan E, Ikpeme BM, Oyo-Ita AE, Ndifon WO, Okokon IBand Ebenso BE

March 2012

Trehalose 6, 6’dimycolate (cord factor) induced pulmonary granuloma in naive and lymphopenic mice

Stenotrophomonas maltophilia is a gram negative bacterium that primarily affects immunocompromised and clinically debilitated patients. It is known to affect many tissues and organ systems of the body, but it rarely causes otitis externa. We reported a case of otitis externa due to S. maltophilia in a 22-year-old immunocompromised male who had bilateral otalgia and ear discharge, as well as left facial...

Author(s): Mathai A, Neelima R, Harikrishnan V. S and Radhakrishnan V. V