International Journal of Infectious Diseases and Therapy

Volume 2, Issue 4, December 2017

  • Human Brucellosis - New Public Health Problem in Bulgaria

    Milena Dimitrova Karcheva, Vanya Atanasova Birdanova, Margarita Lubomirova Alexandrova

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, December 2017
    Pages: 66-71
    Received: 3 April 2017
    Accepted: 20 May 2017
    Published: 14 July 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijidt.20170204.11
    Abstract: The aim of this study was to describe trends over time of human brucellosis (HB) based on national surveillance data from 1992 to 2016 in Bulgaria and to assess the factors of its re-emergence after 50 years elimination. Retrospective analytical study was applied and performed descriptive, spatial and time series analyses using national aggregated ... Show More
  • Nosocomial Infection of Pantoea Spp in Neonatal Unit About 11 Cases

    Mounir Chemsi, Youssef Benechchehab, Mouna Lehlimi, Khalid Zerouali, Abderrahim Habzi, Said Benomar

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, December 2017
    Pages: 72-74
    Received: 12 May 2017
    Accepted: 24 May 2017
    Published: 30 August 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijidt.20170204.12
    Abstract: In 2016, an outbreak of Pantoea Spp occurred in the intensive care unit of Children Hospital Abderrahim Harrouchi of Casablanca. Rapid microbiological investigations lead to identify eleven cases of Pantoea sepsis. Strict hygiene measures were lead to early interruption of the outbreak, without recurrences to this date still.
  • Phenotypic Characterization of Antimicrobial Resistance in Kerala Bacillus Spp Isolated from Paddy Field

    Muddukrishnaiah Kotakonda, Shilpa Valiyaparambil, Samuel Thavamani Benson, Dhanapal Venkatachalam, Vinod Kombath Ravindran

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, December 2017
    Pages: 75-78
    Received: 1 October 2017
    Accepted: 27 October 2017
    Published: 24 November 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijidt.20170204.13
    Abstract: Rice paddy environment is an exceptional reservoir for different microorganisms (Pathogenic and Non-Pathogenic). Fertilizers, Fungicides, Antibiotics and Insecticides were used for boosting rice paddy growth and preventing agronomy diseases. Enormous use of fertilizers, Fungicides, Antibiotics and Insecticides will develop drug resistance in the mi... Show More
  • Challenges of Malaria Elimination in Nigeria; A Review

    Onah Isegbe Emmanuel, Adesina Femi Peter, Uweh Philomena Odeh, Anumba Joseph Uche

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, December 2017
    Pages: 79-85
    Received: 23 September 2017
    Accepted: 16 October 2017
    Published: 8 December 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijidt.20170204.14
    Abstract: In 2010 deaths from malaria in Nigeria were the highest recorded worldwide. This was a strange phenomenon since so much effort has been geared towards eradicating this dreaded disease in the country, hence the need to critically investigate the reasons for these challenges confronting eradication efforts. There is need to identify some of the setba... Show More