International Journal of Infectious Diseases and Therapy

Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2019

  • Factors Associated with Utilization of Insecticide Treated Nets Among Residents of Kamwenge Town Council-Kamwenge District-Uganda

    Ikiriza Antony, Maureen Andinda, Kamukama Robert, Mugisa Tony, Rubaihayo John, Arseni R. Semana

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: Feb. 20, 2019
    Accepted: Mar. 26, 2019
    Published: Apr. 18, 2019
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    Abstract: Background: Malaria continues to be a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in sub-Saharan Africa. In Uganda, malaria remains the leading cause of morbidity, accounting for 30 to 50 percent of outpatient visits, 15 to 20 percent of admissions, and 9 to 14 percent of inpatient deaths. The first national-wide Insecticide Treated Nets (ITNs) covera... Show More
  • The Usefulness of the Interpretation of Initial Plain CT Scan in Hospitalized Patients with Acute Pyelonephritis without Obstructive Uropathy

    Takehiro Sejima, Shuichi Morizane, Katsuya Hikita, Masashi Honda, Atsushi Takenaka

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 7-12
    Received: Feb. 08, 2019
    Accepted: Apr. 09, 2019
    Published: May 15, 2019
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    Abstract: To investigate the association between plain computed tomography (CT) findings and clinical characteristics and to characterize the potential factors affecting the disease outcome in hospitalized patients with acute pyelonephritis (APN) without obstructive uropathy, we reviewed our clinical database retrospectively. Five plain CT scan abnormal kidn... Show More
  • Etiologies of Bacterial Meningitis in Context of Conflict in Central African Rural Areas

    Gaspard Tékpa, Alain Farra, Eudes Gbangba-Ngaï, Clotaire Rafaï, Jean De Dieu Longo, Fidèle Kitakossi, Pascal Mbelesso

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 13-17
    Received: Nov. 11, 2018
    Accepted: May 11, 2019
    Published: Jun. 11, 2019
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    Abstract: Bacterial meningitis is a health problem because of its high frequency and severity. They are endemic and epidemic in the Central African Republic (CAR). The objective of this work was to describe the etiologies of bacterial meningitis in the northern part of the Central African Republic. This was a retrospective descriptive study, conducted at the... Show More