International Journal of Infectious Diseases and Therapy

Volume 1, Issue 1, December 2016

  • Antibiotic and Antimalarial Selfmedication in Antananarivo, Madagascar

    Fandresena Arilala Sendrasoa, Naina Harinjara Razanakoto, Irina Mamisoa Ranaivo, Radonirina Lazasoa Andrianasolo, Mamy Jean De Dieu Randria, Rivo Andry Rakotoarivelo

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, December 2016
    Pages: 1-5
    Received: 28 October 2016
    Accepted: 10 November 2016
    Published: 12 December 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijidt.20160101.11
    Abstract: In order to assess prevalence and characteristics of antimicrobial self-medication in Antananarivo, Madagascar. We conducted a cross-sectional study among 101 patients in Department of Infectious Disease in the Academic Hospital Center of Antananarivo. Eighty-eight percent of patients had practiced self-medication whose 40% were employees of the pr... Show More
  • Liver Involvement in Leptospirosis

    Galya Ivanova Gancheva

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, December 2016
    Pages: 6-12
    Received: 30 October 2016
    Accepted: 17 November 2016
    Published: 21 December 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijidt.20160101.12
    Abstract: Liver involvement is a common feature of leptospirosis. It is variable from mild to severe hepatic dysfunction. Objective: to analyze liver involvement and to assess its prognostic value in leptospirosis. Materials and methods: We performed analysis of 100 consecutive leptospirosis cases treated in Clinic of Infectious Diseases at University Hospit... Show More
  • Epidemiological Study of HCV and HIV Infections in Relation to Certain Demographic Factors Among the Ante-Natal Population Within Kaduna Metropolis, Nigeria

    Chanu Iliyasu, Auwalu Uba, Muhammad Yusha’u, Anthony John Dadah, Timothy Waje

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, December 2016
    Pages: 13-21
    Received: 31 October 2016
    Accepted: 18 November 2016
    Published: 27 December 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijidt.20160101.13
    Abstract: Hepatitis C and HIV are blood borne infections of the human population including pregnant women globally. These Viruses are of global concern because of the significant challenges they pose to public health with over 36.7 million people leaving with HIV around the whole world. This research determined the prevalence of HCV, HIV and HCV-HIV co infec... Show More
  • Intestinal Parasitic Infections at Tikur Anbessa University Hospital, Ethiopia: A 5-Year Retrospective Study

    Alemnesh Tssema, Berhanu Yitayew, Taddese Kebede

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, December 2016
    Pages: 22-26
    Received: 7 September 2016
    Accepted: 22 September 2016
    Published: 7 January 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijidt.20160101.14
    Abstract: Background: Intestinal parasitic infections cause serious public health problems in Ethiopia. They are prevalent in populations with low socio-economic status, overcrowding and poor hygiene. The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of intestinal parasitic infections among patients who had attended Tikur Anbessa University Hospital,... Show More