International Journal of Infectious Diseases and Therapy

Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2020

  • Co-infection of Toxoplasma gondii and HIV Infections in Pregnancy in Bamako - A Case Report

    Mazo Koné, Henrietta Oluwatoyin Awobode

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2020
    Pages: 1-3
    Received: 13 January 2020
    Accepted: 27 January 2020
    Published: 12 February 2020
    Abstract: Background: Toxoplasma gondii infections cause serious complications in HIV-infected pregnant women, leading to miscarriages, stillbirths, birth defects such as mental retardation, blindness, epilepsy, and could favour or enhance the mother-to-child transmission of HIV. Worldwide, 30% of the population have antibodies to the intracellular protozoan... Show More
  • Evolutionary Profile of Cellulitis and Erysipelas of Lower Limbs in a Level-Two Healthcare Facility in Brazzaville, Congo

    Edith Sophie Bayonne-Kombo, Axel Gillius Aloumba, Aude Kanga Okandzé, Yanichka Voumbo-Mavoungou, Alphonse Gathsé

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2020
    Pages: 4-8
    Received: 24 January 2020
    Accepted: 12 February 2020
    Published: 19 February 2020
    Abstract: Background: Cellulitis/erysipelas are the most frequent reason for hospitalization in dermatology departments. Objective: To describe evolutionary profile of cellulitis/erysipelas and to determine associated factors with the long hospital stay. Methods: This was a cross-sectional study carried out from January 2016 to December 2018 in Talangaï Refe... Show More
  • Interest of the Rapid Diagnostic Test in the Management of Streptotoccic Angina in Children

    Maryam Mouamin, Fadl Mrabih Rabou Maoulainaine, Nabila Soraa

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2020
    Pages: 9-16
    Received: 21 January 2020
    Accepted: 11 February 2020
    Published: 21 February 2020
    Abstract: The objective of this work was to evaluate the interest of RDT compared to the scores of clinical presumptions (McIsaac, PCIE, WHO) in the management of angina with SBHGA of the child while referring to the bacteriological culture. We have managed a prospective analytical study carried out over 8 months between July 2012 and February 2013 in the pe... Show More
  • Fiery Fevers - An Epidemiological Evaluation and Management Strategies Experience from a Community Based Day Care Centre

    Hemalalitha Shilpa Renduchintala, Kodamarthy Vamsi Mohan, Sandhya Dixit

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2020
    Pages: 17-22
    Received: 25 December 2019
    Accepted: 5 March 2020
    Published: 24 March 2020
    Abstract: Telangana has a long association with fiery fevers caused by mosquito bites. It is in fact in Telangana that Sir Ronald Ross discovered the malarial parasite in mosquito’s gut in the month of August 1897 for which he was later awarded Nobel Prize in 1902. Malaria has been high on the differential diagnosis in patients presenting with fever in this ... Show More