International Journal of Infectious Diseases and Therapy

Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2018

  • Effectiveness of Insecticide Treated Nets (ITNs) in the Control of P. falciparum in Kanshio, Makurdi, Nigeria

    Happiness Igwe Obadiah, Silas Edeh, Onah Isegbe Emmanuel, Faith Odije Okita

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2018
    Pages: 1-5
    Received: Sep. 27, 2017
    Accepted: Nov. 06, 2017
    Published: Dec. 20, 2017
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    Abstract: Insecticide treated nets (ITNs) are known to have major impact on malaria control when properly used. The study was carried out to ascertain the impact of ITNs on P. falciparum in Kanshio, Makurdi metropolis two months after free distribution of ITNs. Questionnaires were served to obtain demographics and information on ownership and use of ITNs. Ra... Show More
  • Rapid Epidemiological Assessment of Lymphatic Filariasis in Northern Taraba Focus, Nigeria

    Elkanah Sambo Obadiah, Elkanah Deborah Sambo, Madara Adamu Alhaji, Akafyi Danlami Elisha, Kela Santaya, Anyanwu Greg, Samaila Adamu

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2018
    Pages: 6-12
    Received: Sep. 12, 2017
    Accepted: Sep. 30, 2017
    Published: Jan. 15, 2018
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    Abstract: This study was undertaken to determine the prevalence of Lymphatic Filariasis in eleven (11) foci communities of northern Taraba state. Blood samples were collected by finger prick method to determine the presence of filarial antigen in serum using immunochromatographic card test. Questionnaires and physical examinations were used to assess clinica... Show More
  • Invivo Anti Trypanosomal Activity of Aqueous Extractof Azadirachta indica Leaves on Trypanosoma brucei brucei Infected Mice

    Okoh Martina Enyanwu, Obadiah Happiness Igwe, Edoh Emmanuel

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2018
    Pages: 13-17
    Received: Oct. 30, 2017
    Accepted: Nov. 17, 2017
    Published: Feb. 02, 2018
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    Abstract: Azadirachta indica commonly known as Neem is known to possess high medicinal value. This study aimed at determining the in vivo anti trypanosomal potential of aqueous extracts of A. indica leaves on Trypanosoma brucei brucei infected mice. The toxicity of A. indica on mice was determined after which different extract doses (100, 250 and 500mg/kg) w... Show More
  • Cerebral Hemodynamics Influence on the Current and Prediction of Hepatic Encephalopathy

    Boris Fishman, Victor Veber, Vladimir Kulikov, Marat Hapman, Оlga Denisova, Ksenia Nikolaeva, Vasily Zurabov, Mikhail Yukhno, Oksana Lole, Pavel Starikov

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2018
    Pages: 18-23
    Received: Jan. 18, 2018
    Accepted: Mar. 05, 2018
    Published: Mar. 28, 2018
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    Abstract: Among patients of different ages with hepatocirrhosis of A, B, C virus viral etiology in Child-Pugh, chronic hepatic encephalopathy of all stages may occur along with discirculatory disorders with the development of chronic cerebrovascular insufficiency. The Reitan test duration is more than 200 seconds, blood flow hemispheric asymmetry is more tha... Show More