International Journal of Infectious Diseases and Therapy

Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2023

  • Types of Tuberculosis and Factors Associated with Treatment Outcome and Mortality in the Obuasi Municipality of Ashanti Region, Ghana

    Daniel Yeboah Asiamah, Georgina Frimpong Siraa, Obed Kumi, Williams Domechele, Philip Teg-Nefaah Tabong

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 127-131
    Received: Sep. 04, 2023
    Accepted: Sep. 19, 2023
    Published: Oct. 08, 2023
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    Abstract: Introduction: Tuberculosis (TB) affects all persons in all countries of the world. Treatment outcomes remain a global indicator for measuring a country’s progress towards elimination of tuberculosis. Objective: The study was conducted to determine the distribution of TB by type and factors associated with treatment outcomes and mortality among a co... Show More
  • Research Article

    Spatio-Temporal Trend of Water Related Diseases Incidence Across Campuses of Government Owned Tertiary Institutions in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria

    Godspower Imiete, Hope Chizia Ebenezer, Meelubari Barinua Tsaro Kpang*

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 132-140
    Received: Oct. 04, 2023
    Accepted: Nov. 01, 2023
    Published: Nov. 21, 2023
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    Abstract: The prevalence of water related sicknesses occurrence observed among students of Government owned tertiary institutions in Port Harcourt, Rivers State necessitated this study. The quasi- experimental research design was used and data relating to water related sicknesses were obtained from the archives of the health centres in the various institutio... Show More
  • Research Article

    Mycological Profile of Otomycosis in Patients Attending a Tertiary Hospital in Cameroon

    Yves Somo Iwewe*, Francis Tabe Ekwin, Antoine Bola Siafa, Anicette Betbeui Chafa, Guy Sadeu Wafeu, Jean Paul Dzoyem, Simon Pierre Chegaing Fodouop

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 141-145
    Received: Nov. 14, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 06, 2023
    Published: Dec. 18, 2023
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    Abstract: The diagnosis of otomycosis is usually based on clinical signs, symptoms and predisposing factors to which the patient is exposed. Mycologic examination of samples is required for an adequate antifungal treatment. However, the access to this analysis is very low in low-income settings, and most of the treatments are probabilistic. We aimed to provi... Show More
  • Research Article

    Hematological Profile of Malaria Patients at the Southeast Minahasa, North Sulawesi, Indonesia

    Diana Shintawati Purwanto*, Juliet Merry Eva Mamahit

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 146-149
    Received: Dec. 05, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 20, 2023
    Published: Dec. 28, 2023
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    Abstract: Malaria remains a public health concern in Indonesia. Several types of district and private hospitals play a very important role in treating malaria sufferers and their complications. Hematological alterations are the most prevalent consequences of malaria. Therefore, this study aimed to compile a hematological profile of malaria patients treated a... Show More