International Journal of Infectious Diseases and Therapy

Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2019

  • Effect of Vaccination on Influenza Infection Rate on KSA

    Mohammed Ahmed Garout, Imad A AlJahdali, Magda Rmadan Abdultawab, Rana Mohammed Garout, Raha Mohammed Garout

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 18-22
    Received: 16 May 2019
    Accepted: 14 June 2019
    Published: 11 July 2019
    Abstract: Influenza is an acute respiratory disease characterized in its full form by the sudden onset of high fever, coryza, cough, headache, malaise, and inflammation of the upper respiratory tree and trachea. In most cases, pneumonic involvement is not clinically prominent. Aim of study: this Review, we examine the influenza virus infection in cross secti... Show More
  • Knowledge, Attitude and Practices Related to Visceral Leishmaniasis and Its Trend in Libo Kem Kem Wereda, Northwest Ethiopia: A Cross-Sectional and Retrospective Study

    Walelign Azene Demelash, Dagim Jirata Birri

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 23-28
    Received: 22 May 2019
    Accepted: 28 June 2019
    Published: 19 July 2019
    Abstract: Leishmaniasis is a disease caused by protozoan parasites of the genus Leishmania. Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) affects many people in some parts of Ethiopia, with occasional outbreaks. Community participation and disease trends are of paramount importance in the control of infectious diseases, including VL. The aim of this study was to assess the kn... Show More
  • Spinal Epidural Abscess Diagnosed at Lumbar Puncture Tap and Revealed by Paraparesis

    Sylvain Raoul Simeni Njonnou, Lolita Noundjeu Kamdem, Aimée Tiodoung Timnou, Caroline Ngoufack, Sandrine Lynda Sa’a Lontsi, Marie-Josiane Ntsama Essomba, Odette Kengni Kebiwo, Ahmadou Musa Jingi, Alice Ninon Tsitsol Meke, Madeleine Singwe-Ngandeu

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 29-32
    Received: 14 June 2019
    Accepted: 10 July 2019
    Published: 24 July 2019
    Abstract: Spinal epidural abscess (SEA) is a deadly disease if not promptly treated with antibiotics, either in association with neurosurgery or not. Motor impairment remains the most complication, but death can occur particularly in a resource-limited setting. We report a case of spinal epidural abscess in a 56-year-old female in an urban setting in Cameroo... Show More