International Journal of Infectious Diseases and Therapy

Volume 2, Issue 3, September 2017

  • A Comparative Evaluation of the Prevalence of Urinary Schistosomiasis in Two Contrasting Communities in Benue State, Nigeria

    Onah Isegbe Emmanuel, Omudu Edward Agbo, Anumba Joseph Uche, Uweh Philomena Odeh, Idoko Marvin Agogo

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, September 2017
    Pages: 48-52
    Received: Jan. 27, 2017
    Accepted: Feb. 10, 2017
    Published: Mar. 27, 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijidt.20170203.11
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    Abstract: This study comparatively examined the prevalence of Urinary schistosomiasis in a rural and an urban community in Benue State, Nigeria. The sedimentation technique was used to examine 440 urine samples for Schistosoma haematobium. A high prevalence of 194(44.1%) was observed in both populations. The prevalence of infection in the rural community 165... Show More
  • Prevalence and Predictors of Clinical and Immunological Failure among Adults HIV Patients on HAART in Southern Benin

    Cossi Angelo Attinsounon, Kouessi Anthelme Agbodandé, Angèle Azon-Kouanou, Ezin Jocelyn Akakpo, Djimon Marcel Zannou

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, September 2017
    Pages: 53-58
    Received: Mar. 10, 2017
    Accepted: Mar. 25, 2017
    Published: Apr. 12, 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijidt.20170203.12
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    Abstract: Objective: The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of antiretroviral therapy failure and to identify factors associated with failure in HIV infected patients on antiretroviral therapy. Methods: A six years retrospective cohort study was conducted. All HIV- infected patients on antiretroviral therapy for at least 12 months and foll... Show More
  • Prevalence of Malaria Parasitaemia and Its Association with ABO Blood Group in Jos, Nigeria

    Simji Samuel Gomerep, Akingdih Mark Terver, Ibrahim Haruna Oye, Isa Samson Ejiji, Anejo-Okopi Joseph

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, September 2017
    Pages: 59-65
    Received: Apr. 21, 2017
    Accepted: May 05, 2017
    Published: Jun. 22, 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijidt.20170203.13
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    Abstract: Malaria is a disease associated with high morbidity and mortality especially among children and other high risk groups. Certain ABO blood group is thought to be protective of severe malaria. Determining the prevalence of malaria parasitaemia among asymptomatic individuals and its association with ABO blood grouping could be a step to further studie... Show More