International Journal of Immunology

Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2019

  • Prevalence and Determinants of Pre-diabetes and Latent Tuberculosis Infection Among Apparently Healthy Adults in Three Communities in Southern Nigeria

    Benson Olu Akinshipe, Edirin Omorigho Yusuf, Felix Oladapo Akinshipe, Muyiwa Adeleye Moronkeji, Anthony Chukwuka Nwaobi

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 23-32
    Received: 3 July 2019
    Accepted: 26 July 2019
    Published: 14 August 2019
    Abstract: Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) is commonly associated with pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) and vice versa. Although most individuals with DM and TB pass through intermediate state of pre-diabetes mellitus (PDM) and latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) respectively, however, data is scant on PDM and LTBI in co-endemic populations to inform recommendation... Show More
  • Prevalence of Anti Erythocyte Alloimmunization to Sub-Saharan African Blood Donors

    Sekongo Yassongui Mamadou, Dasse Sery Romuald, Altemeyer Anaïs, Soraya Amar, Tayou Claude, Anani Ludovic, Kassogue Kadidia, Geisen Cristof, Herbrich Anne, Kouamenan Sisonie, Konate Seidou

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 33-36
    Received: 4 May 2019
    Accepted: 23 August 2019
    Published: 6 September 2019
    Abstract: A part from any incompatible blood transfusion, anti-erythrocyte alloimmunization is observed to pregnant women. It is the result of the passage of red blood cells carrying antigens different from those of the mother during pregnancy and delivery. The Rhesus D system is the most involved; but there are also other systems involved in this alloimmuni... Show More