International Journal of Infectious Diseases and Therapy

Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2021

  • Awareness About Influenza and the Influenza Vaccine: A Doctor Survey to Assess Reasons for Influenza Vaccine Hesitancy in India

    Hrishi Logani, Rajesh Kumar

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 83-89
    Received: Jun. 29, 2021
    Accepted: Jul. 19, 2021
    Published: Aug. 02, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: Influenza is a disease caused by four types of viruses and causes annual outbreaks. An outbreak of a new type of Influenza virus (A/H1N1) was declared as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2009. Recently, there has been a lot of focus on the development of the COVID-19 vaccine but the Influenza vaccine, which has been ... Show More
  • Adherence and Perception of Care Among Patients with Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis in North Central Nigeria

    Laura Madukaji, Ebenezer Obi Daniel, Francis Ejeh, Adewole Olanisun Olufemi, Ahmed Mamuda Bello, Paul Olaiya Abiodun, Israel Olukayode Popoola, Kabir Yunusa Amari, Christiana Asibi Ogben, Michael Oladapo Olagbegi, Gabriel Omoniyi Ayeni, Olayinka Victor Ojo, John Danjuma Mawak

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 90-96
    Received: Jul. 19, 2021
    Accepted: Jul. 28, 2021
    Published: Aug. 04, 2021
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    Abstract: The efforts geared towards control of Tuberculosis is threatened by the spread of multidrug resistance. Severe forms of multidrug resistant TB termed Pre-extensive (Pre-XDR) and Extensively Drug resistant (XDR) TB have been reported by different countries including Indian, China, Russia and Nigeria. Previous studies have shown a strong association ... Show More
  • Current Status of Infection Control Practice in Surgical Settings of Leading Academic and Private Service Hospitals in Dhaka, Bangladesh

    Mohammad Mahabubul Alam, Mohammad Saiful Islam, Md. Shamsuzzaman Khan, Shamima Hamid, Md. Nazrul Islam, Mafia Afsin Laz, Shantona Rani Paul

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 97-115
    Received: Jun. 21, 2021
    Accepted: Jul. 05, 2021
    Published: Aug. 04, 2021
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    Abstract: Health-Care Associated Infection (HCAI) is such a risk and 1.4 millions of people worldwide suffer from HCAIs at any time. To describe the current practice for prevention of health-care associated infections in surgical settings of academic and private hospitals in Dhaka and to propose intervention for improving the conditions with existing resourc... Show More
  • Streptococcus Pharyngitis with Anaerobes Infection Misdiagnosed as Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection: A Case Report

    Zhu Wenfang, Zhang Yiwen

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 116-118
    Received: Jul. 24, 2021
    Accepted: Aug. 09, 2021
    Published: Aug. 18, 2021
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    Abstract: Introduction: Pulmonary infection is a common disease in respiratory department. Different pathogens may lead to the same clinical symptoms and imaging changes, and the same pathogen may also lead to different clinical symptoms and imaging changes. It is often difficult to identify specific pathogens in pulmonary infection. Sometimes the patient’s ... Show More