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Infectious Diseases and EpidemiologyISSN: 2474-3658


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3658/1510049

Epidemiological Markers for HIV Infection among First-Time Antenatal Attendees in Sierra Leone: 2012-2015 Longitudinal Study

Jia Bainga Kangbai, Isata Victoria Mandoh, Matilda King, Josephine Alpha Rogers and Sulaiman Lansanah Mandoh

Article Type: Original Research Article | First Published: March 31, 2018

Globally it is estimated that 10% of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infected patients are coinfected with Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) which is the leading cause of chronic liver diseases including liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. In countries with high HBV endemicity the seroprevalence rate can be as high as 25% with approximately 10% of the HIV infected population coinfected with HBV....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3658/1510048

Tinea Capitis: Unusual Chronic Presentation in an Elderly Woman

Elizabeth Salazar, Daniel Asz-Sigall, Diana Vega and Roberto Arenas

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: March 31, 2018

Tinea capitis is a superficial fungal infection of the scalp and hair caused by dermatophytes such as Trichophyton and Microsporum. Tinea capitis is very rare in adults, and may affect those with immunosuppressive diseases or menopausal elderly women. Clinical manifestations along with trichoscopy and Wood’s light, can help the clinician to determine the correct diagnosis, in order to reduce irreversible sequelae and decrease multiple contagion....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3658/1510047

A Survey of Antimicrobial Agents Usage in Poultry Farms and Antibiotic Resistance in Escherichia Coli and Staphylococci Isolates from the Poultry in Ile-Ife, Nigeria

Joshua Awogbemi, Moses Adeyeye and Ezekiel Olugbenga Akinkunmi

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: February 24, 2018

Compared to other livestock, domestic fowls are much more commonly reared and consumed in Nigeria. The emergence of serious live-threatening infections from veterinary sources and treatment failures occurring with the available antibiotics warrants investigation into the use of antimicrobial agents in poultry farms and how they contribute to the menace of antibiotic resistance. The main aim of this study was to investigate the use of antimicrobial agents in poultry farms by poultry farmers in Il...

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