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: May 2011; 3(5)

May 2011

Infections of the central nervous system by Candida

At present, the species of Candida are the increasing causes of infections in neutropenic and non neutropenic patients, and they enable the production of important morbimortality. Invasive candidiasis is the most frequent opportunistic mycosis and when there is central nervous system (CNS) involvement, mortality associated to mycosis increase. Unfortunately, studies based in autopsies prove that the prevalence...

Author(s): Natalia Aristizabal Henao and Basilio Vagner,

May 2011

Prevalence of dengue among clinically suspected febrile episodes at a teaching hospital in North India

Dengue is one of the most serious mosquitos borne viral infection mainly affecting tropical and subtropical countries of the world. In absence of specific treatment and vaccine for dengue fever (DF); vector control is the only method by which spread of dengue can be prevented. As effective control and preventive programmes depend upon improved surveillance data, this study was done to report the seroprevalence...

Author(s): Atul Garg, Jaya Garg, Y. K. Rao, G. C. Upadhyay and Suman Sakhuja

May 2011

Pattern of default among tuberculosis patients on directly observed therapy in rural primary health care centres in Ogun State, Nigeria

This study was designed to identify risk factors associated with defaulting during TB treatment and indicate specific adjustments to be made. This study is a retrospective, cohort study. Information on all TB patients attending clinic for treatment from 1st April 2004 to 30th June 2007 was collected using a data collection form. A total sample of 938 patients was reviewed. The overall default rate among the TB patients...

Author(s): Amoran O. E., Osiyale O. O. and Lawal K. M.