International Journal of Infectious Diseases and Therapy

Volume 4, Issue 3, September 2019

  • Mortality and Length of Stay in Patients with Bloodstream Infections Due to Drug-Susceptible Versus Drug-Resistant Gram-Negative Bacteria

    Jamal Wadi Al Ramahi, Ahmad Al-Abdouh, Nour Hasan, Ghayda Haddad, Mohammad Al Baba, Ahmad Al Aaraj, Mahmoud Fakhri, Lamya Abu Shanab, Belal Harara, Mahmoud Barbarawi

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, September 2019
    Pages: 33-39
    Received: Jul. 26, 2019
    Accepted: Aug. 20, 2019
    Published: Sep. 06, 2019
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    Abstract: A prospective patient surveillance and analysis in three urban hospitals with the objective of comparing the mortality rates among patients with antimicrobials-sensitive versus -resistant gram-negative bacterial bloodstream infections. The analysis focused on the rates of in-hospital and 28-days mortality. There were 189 patients with BSI, drug-sus... Show More
  • Hepatitis A Virus Outbreak in Eastern Ethiopia, 2017: Descriptive Analysis

    Desalegn Belay, Mikias Alayu, Abiy Girmay

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, September 2019
    Pages: 40-43
    Received: Mar. 09, 2019
    Accepted: Apr. 15, 2019
    Published: Sep. 17, 2019
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    Abstract: Hepatitis A virus is a non-enveloped, single-stranded, linear ribonucleic acid (RNA) virus Hepatovirus from the Picornaviridae. It is transmitted by ingestion of food contaminated by fecal matter. Gastrointestinal symptoms with Fever, fatigue, yellowing of the skin or eyes, light-colored feces and dark-colored urine are among symptoms. It is a caus... Show More
  • Measles in Bamako: Epidemiological, Clinical and Therapeutic Features of Patients Hospitalized at University Teaching Hospital of Point "G"

    Mikaila Kabore, Issa Konate, Yacouba Cissoko, Bassirou Diarra, Jean Paul Dembele, Mariam Soumare, Assetou Fofana, Abdoulaye Zare, Hermine Meli, Mohamed Aly Cisse, Dramane Sogoba, Oumar Magassouba, Madou Traore, Kongnimissom Apoline Sondo, Sounkalo Dao

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, September 2019
    Pages: 44-49
    Received: Aug. 15, 2019
    Accepted: Sep. 05, 2019
    Published: Sep. 19, 2019
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    Abstract: Measles is a highly contagious acute febrile eruptive disease. It can be prevented through vaccination. The aim of this study was to determine the epidemiological, clinical, and therapeutic features of measles cases hospitalized at Point "G" University Teaching Hospital. It was a retrospective study to review the medical files of patients hospitali... Show More