International Journal of Infectious Diseases and Therapy

Volume 3, Issue 2, June 2018

  • Care for Acute Otitis Media in Children by General Practitioners in North Benin in 2017

    Marius Claude Flatin, Spéro Herménégilde Raoul Hounkpatin, Cossi Angelo Attinsounon, Abdou Zulkif Toungou, Fatiou Alabi Bouraima, Alexis do Santos Zounon, François Avakoudjo, Wassi Adjibabi

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, June 2018
    Pages: 24-29
    Received: 16 March 2018
    Accepted: 29 March 2018
    Published: 9 May 2018
    Abstract: Introduction: Acute otitis media (AOM) is a common childhood infection, subject to a wrongful prescription of antibiotics. The objective of this work was to evaluate the practices of general practitioners of North-Benin, in term of caring AOM in children. Methods: This was a cross-sectional, descriptive survey based on a telephone interview questio... Show More
  • Antibiotic Susceptibility Pattern of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Isolates from Wound Infections in a Tertiary Care Centre in South Kerala, India

    Suresh Babu

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, June 2018
    Pages: 30-33
    Received: 4 May 2018
    Accepted: 14 June 2018
    Published: 9 July 2018
    Abstract: Multiple antibiotic resistance in bacterial populations is a pervasive and growing clinical problem, which is recognized as a threat to public health. Drug resistance to Pseudomonas sp. has spread to such a level irrespective of the type of patients, that, its pattern of distribution and antibiotic resistance needs to be studied in detail, especial... Show More
  • Urinary Tract Infections in Patients Admitted to the Nephrology Department

    Mouayche Ikhlas, Hamdani Hana, Hiddou Abdesalam, El Assas Hajar, Fadili Wafaa, Laouad Inass, Soraa Nabila

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, June 2018
    Pages: 34-39
    Received: 15 May 2018
    Accepted: 29 May 2018
    Published: 1 August 2018
    Abstract: Urinary infections (UI) remain among the most frequent problems faced by the clinician and occupy a prominent place in nephrological pathology due to their frequency and severity. The aim of this work is to study the aspect of UI in the nephrology service. Materials and methods: This is a prospective study over a periodof 5 months (July 2016 – Dece... Show More
  • Serodiagnosis of Hepatitis B Virus Infection among Jessu Community of Gombe State, Nigeria

    Sheyin Zakka, Frama Ishaku, Essien Unyime Cosmas, Shindang John, Bigwan Emmanuel Isa

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, June 2018
    Pages: 40-44
    Received: 8 August 2018
    Accepted: 24 August 2018
    Published: 17 September 2018
    Abstract: Hepatitis B virus causes disease of the liver and is a global health problem that leads to liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. Despite the dangers posed by this silent and deadly disease, there is little or no documented work on Hepatitis B infections in Jessu community, Gombe State, North East Nigeria. This study was undertaken to determ... Show More