International Journal of Infectious Diseases and Therapy

Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2023

  • The Association Between Malaria Parasitaemia, Intestinal Parasite and Anemia in Children Less Than 6 Month in Senegal: A Cross Sectional Survey

    Lelo Souleye, Gueye Aly, Sylla Khadime, Ndiaye Magatte, Sow Doudou, Syll Massamba, Fall Cheikh Binetou, Manga Isaac Akhenton, Ndiaye Jean Louis, Gaye Oumar, Tine Roger Clement, Faye Babacar

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 50-56
    Received: Apr. 21, 2023
    Accepted: May 15, 2023
    Published: May 25, 2023
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    Abstract: Introduction: Although malaria is declining in many countries in Africa, malaria and anaemia remain frequent in children. This study was conducted to assess the relationship between malaria parasitaemia, intestinal worms, and anaemia, in children ... Show More
  • Sero-Prevalence and Determinants of Hepatitis C Virus Infection Among Healthcare Workers of a Private Tertiary Care Hospital in Karachi

    Mubashir Ahmed, Talat Parveen Shah, Muhammad Shahid, Khalid Iqbal

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 57-62
    Received: Feb. 04, 2023
    Accepted: May 08, 2023
    Published: May 29, 2023
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    Abstract: Health care workers (HCWs) are at high risk of exposure to hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV) and HIV transmission due to occupational exposure to injuries, from sharp needles, and scalpels during the execution of their health care duties. We aimed to assess HCV sero-prevalence, and possible risk factors of HCV among HCWs of Kharadar ... Show More
  • Clinico-Biological and Immuno-Virological Profile of People Living with HIV Non-Adhering to HAART at the Lerato Clinic, Bertha Qxowa Hospital, Germiston, South Africa

    Nzale Nzali Ntumbanzondo Arnold, Nzale Nzali Kadiombo Tshilela Anastasie, Longo-Mbenza Benjamin, Wembonyama Okitosho Stanis, Tsongo Kibendelwa Zacharie, Kamangu Ntambwe Eric, Kabakele Tshibwabwa Alain, Kisoka Lusunsi Christian

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 63-68
    Received: Apr. 28, 2023
    Accepted: May 16, 2023
    Published: May 29, 2023
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    Abstract: Background and objectives: Highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) is a mainstay in the management of PLWHIV, improving survival. However, since its advent and its side effects, the problem of adherence to this therapy arises... The objective of this study was to investigate the impact of non-adherence to HAART on clinical, biological, immunol... Show More
  • Prevalence of Virologic Failure and Determinants Among Adults on First-Line Antiretroviral Therapy at Debre Tabor Comprehensive Specialized Hospital in Northwest Ethiopia

    Helen Assefa Mekonnen, Fantu Mamo Aregaw, Tesfaye Yesuf, Nebiyu Mekonnen Derseh

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 69-79
    Received: Feb. 14, 2023
    Accepted: May 22, 2023
    Published: May 31, 2023
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    Abstract: Introduction: Even though first-line antiretroviral therapy (ART) has led to a profound reduction in the incidence of opportunistic infections (OIs) and AIDS related deaths, it is challenged by virologic failure, which predisposes patients to a new or recurrent clinical condition and, as a result, affects their quality of life and increases HIV-ass... Show More