International Journal of Infectious Diseases and Therapy

Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2021

  • Investigation and Analysis of a Cluster, of Influenza-like Cases in an Ethnic High School in Jingxi City, Guangxi

    Wang Fuchun

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 45-49
    Received: Mar. 11, 2021
    Accepted: Mar. 26, 2021
    Published: Apr. 01, 2021
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    Abstract: Objective: Analyze the epidemiological characteristics of a cluster of influenza-like cases in a national high school in Jingxi City, Guangxi, to provide a basis for formulating influenza prevention and control strategies and measures. Methods: Descriptive epidemiological methods are used to describe and analyze the epidemiological characteristics ... Show More
  • SARS CoV-2 Second Wave: Enlightening Nigerians About Latest SARS CoV-2 Variants and the Clinical Manifestation of the Viral Infection in Different Disease Conditions

    Sunday Zeal Bala, Miracle Livinus, Madinat Hassan, Solomon Bitrus

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 50-60
    Received: Apr. 07, 2021
    Accepted: Apr. 22, 2021
    Published: May 14, 2021
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    Abstract: The SARS-CoV-2 disease (COVID-19) is an infection caused by a virus that was discovered in the Chinese ancient city of Wuhan in December, 2019 in patients reported with pneumonia, shortness of breath and fever. Common symptoms of the virus include dry cough, nasal congestion, sore throat, loss of taste and smell, tiredness, and fever etc. Coronavir... Show More
  • Epidemic of Legionella Pneumophila Pneumonia South of Brescia (Italy)

    Sergio Perini

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 61-64
    Received: Apr. 08, 2021
    Accepted: May 05, 2021
    Published: May 14, 2021
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    Abstract: In September 2018, a serious epidemic of Legionella Pneumophila serotypes 1-2-14, diagnosed by the Istituto Superiore Sanità (ISS), occurred in the low plain south of Brescia. This resulted in a considerable number of hospitalizations in the hospitals of the ATS of Brescia and Valpadana (Mantua) with high mortality rate. It was an anomalous situati... Show More
  • Prevalence of Multidrug Resistant (MDR) Proteus spp. in Burn Wound Infection of a Tertiary Care Hospital, Rajshahi

    Anika Tasnim, Md. Shah Alam, Md. Abdullah Yusuf, Fazlay Akbar Khan, Jannatul Ferdose, Mahmuda Sultana

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 65-68
    Received: Apr. 29, 2021
    Accepted: May 27, 2021
    Published: Jun. 04, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: Multidrug resistant (MDR) bacteria are an emerging public health issue in all over the world especially in developing countries like Bangladesh. Objective: This study was aimed to determine the prevalence of MDR Proteus species in burn wound infected patients admitted in Burn and Plastic Surgery Unit, Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (... Show More
  • Utility of PCT, CRP, CD64, N/L and N% in Diagnosis of Bacterial Pneumonia in Adults: Based on the Data of 199 Bacterial Pneumonia

    Jin Hua, Ma Nanzhen, Bai Haihua, Wu Nanding, Zhang Liping, Liu Guoli

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 69-74
    Received: May 26, 2021
    Accepted: Jun. 08, 2021
    Published: Jun. 21, 2021
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    Abstract: In the background of inefficient indicators for early diagnosis of pneumonia in adults, Objective Explore the utility of PCT, CRP, CD64 and Routine Blood Parameter in diagnosis of bacterial pneumonia in adults. Methods From January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019, 191 adult bacterial pneumonia patients diagnosed and treated in the affiliated Hospital ... Show More
  • Voluntary Testing Practice Among People with Clinical Symptoms of COVID-19 in Somalia: Using Andersen’s Behavioral Model

    Mohamed Ali Magan, Duah Dwomoh

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 75-82
    Received: Jun. 02, 2021
    Accepted: Jun. 21, 2021
    Published: Jun. 26, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: COVID-19, is a respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus. The virus is a global pandemic which threatens children and their rights in countries around the world. Epidemiologists have advocated for a robust testing and contact tracing as a potential solution to balance public health and economic priorities. Using Anderson Behavio... Show More