International Journal of Infectious Diseases and Therapy

Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2019

  • Distribution of Candida Species and Their Susceptibility to Antifungal Drugs in Dakar, Senegal

    Khadime Sylla, Roger Clement Tine, Leon Amath Ndiaye, Doudou Sow, Souleye Lelo, Mamadou Dia, Babacar Faye, Therese Dieng

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2019
    Pages: 50-55
    Received: 4 October 2019
    Accepted: 24 October 2019
    Published: 30 October 2019
    Abstract: The large spectrum of Candida species and their susceptibility to antifungal drugs has made the identification of Candida species and the detection of drug resistance necessary for the management of Candida infection. This study was carried out to determine the distribution of Candida species and to evaluate their susceptibility to antifungal drugs... Show More
  • Estimating the Vaccine Effectiveness Against Serotype 3 for the 13-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine: A Dynamic Modeling Approach

    Aaron Lucas, Michele Wilson, Heather L. Sings, Sarah Pugh, Dylan Jones, Raymond Farkouh, Bradford Gessner, Matthew Wasserman

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2019
    Pages: 56-66
    Received: 17 October 2019
    Accepted: 14 November 2019
    Published: 6 December 2019
    Abstract: Background: The 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) is the only PCV licensed to protect against serotype 3 in children. However, conflicting estimates exist of PCV13’s direct and indirect protection vaccine effectiveness (VE) for serotype 3. Objective: Our study examined the of PCV13 for serotype 3 using different assumptions for PCV13... Show More
  • Epidemiological Profile of Intestinal Parasitic Infections Among Children Living in Koranic Schools: A Cross Sectional Survey

    Souleye Lelo, Fatimata Ly, Issac Akhenaton Manga, Cheikh Binetou Fall, Khadime Sylla, Magatte Ndiaye, Doudou Sow, Nick Chenise, Massamba Syll, Roger Clement Tine, Jean Louis Abdourahime Ndiaye, Babacar Faye

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2019
    Pages: 67-71
    Received: 23 October 2019
    Accepted: 23 November 2019
    Published: 18 December 2019
    Abstract: Intestinal parasitic infections causes significant morbidity in worldwide. In Senegal, since 2005 mass deworming campaign has been introduced as a preventive strategy. The main objective of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of intestinal parasitic infection among children living in Koranic teaching Schools in Senegal. A cross-sectional stud... Show More