International Journal of Infectious Diseases and Therapy

Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2021

  • Purulent Pleurisy of Children: About 42 Cases in Senegal

    Idrissa Basse, Ndiogou Seck, Lamine Thiam, Djibril Boiro, Aliou Abdoulaye Ndongo, Amadou Sow, Amadou Lamine Fall, Moussa Cisse, Ndieme Ndiaye, Dina Obambi, Ndeye Ramatoulaye Diagne Gueye, Ousmane Ndiaye

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 1-5
    Received: Nov. 25, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 10, 2020
    Published: Jan. 04, 2021
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    Abstract: Introduction: Purulent pleurisy refers to the presence in the large pleural cavity of a purulent, cloudy or lemon-yellow liquid, but containing altered polynuclear cells. It is a frequent pathology, the epidemiology of which is constantly changing in Africa and throughout the world. This is why we conducted this study with the aim of updating epide... Show More
  • Malaria Diagnosis and Treatment: Perception of Community Pharmacists in Abuja Metropolis, Nigeria

    Emmanuel Peace Chukwuzurum, Ebenezer Obi Daniel, Israel Olukayode Popoola, Paul Olaiya Abiodun, Ahmed Mamuda Bello, Kabir Yunusa Amari, Christie Omolola Adams, Olayinka Victor Ojo, Oladapo Michael Olagbegi, Gabriel Omoniyi Ayeni

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 6-16
    Received: Jan. 21, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 28, 2021
    Published: Feb. 09, 2021
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    Abstract: Malaria is a life threatening infectious disease that constitutes a major global public health and economic concern. Consequently, the WHO has recommended a T3 initiative (Test, Treat & Track) to help curb the scourge globally. This study aimed to ascertain the efficacy of malaria diagnosis in malaria case management and perception of community pha... Show More
  • Factors Associated with Incident Cardiovascular Events and Cardiac Risk Assessment in a Cohort of HIV-infected Participants in Rio de Janeiro

    Rodrigo Carvalho Moreira, Mariana Alencar Miranda, Jessica Muller, Sandra Wagner Cardoso, Ronaldo Ismerio Moreira, Estevao Nunes, Rosane Griep, Maria Jesus Fonseca, Valdilea Veloso, Beatriz Grinsztejn, Dora Chor, Antonio Guilherme Pacheco

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 17-26
    Received: Jan. 22, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 30, 2021
    Published: Feb. 09, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: Cardiovascular events (CVEs) have emerged as an important cause of morbimortality in people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHA). We aimed to investigate factors associated with incident CVE and compare the observed incidence with the predicted CVE risk by three different equations. Methods: Among the 649 active participants of the INI-ELSA coho... Show More
  • Strategies for the Control of Coronavirus Disease (COVID 19) and Production of Stigma: Case of the Health District of Cocody-Bingerville in Cote D’Ivoire

    Kambe Kambe Yves, Ouattara Kalilou, Hyda Jules, Ouattara Amadou

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 27-36
    Received: Dec. 14, 2020
    Accepted: Jan. 28, 2021
    Published: Feb. 23, 2021
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    Abstract: In the history of the various (re) emerging diseases, it has been noted that the stigma of people tested positive has been produced. These negative attitudes and behaviors have been observed on all continents. Thus, the objective of this study was to establish a link between health response plans for coronavirus disease (covid 19) and the productio... Show More
  • Outcome Comparison Between Tocilizumab Alone Vs Tocilizumab Followed by Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) Group in Critical COVID-19 Disease

    Syeda Rida-e-Zehra, Shamim Kausar, Anum Latif, Samar Abbas Jaffri, Syeda Namayah Fatima Hussain, Irfan Ahsan, Muhammad Rafay, Pirih Bhatti

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 37-40
    Received: Oct. 23, 2020
    Accepted: Jan. 18, 2021
    Published: Feb. 27, 2021
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    Abstract: Currently, COVID-19 is one of the most pressing healthcare problems across the world. With no definitive pharmacological guidelines, multiple drugs were used to treat critical patients with little success. of Tocilizumab, a monoclonal antibody has shown some role in the treatment of Covid-19 infection. The study was a cross-sectional prospective ob... Show More
  • The Intervening Effect of Preventive Use of Antibacterials During the Perioperative Period in Orthopedic Department

    Hui Liu, Suishan Qiu, Qinai Zhu, Lianfang Xue

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 41-44
    Received: Feb. 01, 2021
    Accepted: Feb. 19, 2021
    Published: Mar. 04, 2021
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    Abstract: Objective: To assess the effect of orthopedic perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis intervention by clinical pharmacist. Methods: 1467 hospitalized patients in department of orthopedics with perioperative records in eight months in 2019 were chosen. 597 surgical cases before intervention were sampled as the control group, and 870 surgical records we... Show More