International Journal of Immunology

Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2020

  • Efficacy of Praziquantel Treatment for Schistosoma mansoni Infection Among Children in Ethiopia: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

    Habtye Bisetegn, Yonas Erkihun

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2020
    Pages: 61-69
    Received: Oct. 24, 2020
    Accepted: Nov. 07, 2020
    Published: Nov. 16, 2020
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    Abstract: Background: Schistosomiasis is a chronic neglected tropical disease of poverty caused by blood dwelling trematodes of Schistosoma species. Praziquantel (PZQ) is the current drug of choice for the treatment of human schistosomiasis. The existence of Praziquantel resistance by Schistosoma species is a threat and an alarm for strict monitoring and per... Show More
  • Barrier and Motivation to Exclusive Breast Feeding Amongst Mothers Accessing Care at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital

    Christie Omolola Adams, Godwin Ewu, Victoria Ugwu, Ibrahim Shakirat, Esther Joseph

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2020
    Pages: 70-77
    Received: Sep. 09, 2020
    Accepted: Sep. 21, 2020
    Published: Nov. 23, 2020
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    Abstract: This study was carried out to identify barriers and motivation for exclusive breastfeeding practice amongst mothers accessing care at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, ( UATH) — Abuja — Nigeria. The study was a cross-sectional survey that utilized a structured questionnaire in the collation of quantitative data from 288 participants. The d... Show More
  • Immunoglobulin E (IgE) Assay for the Diagnosis and Prevention of Pollinosis in the District of Abidjan

    Yomanfo Niangbo Serge Pacome, Yapo-Crezoit Chiayé Claire Antoinette, Kassi N’Dja Justin, Koné Mamidou Witabouna, Dosso Mireille

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2020
    Pages: 78-88
    Received: Nov. 26, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 19, 2020
    Published: Dec. 28, 2020
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    Abstract: Allergology in Africa is booming. In addition to clinical studies, many studies in biology focus on molecular aspects. This work aims to list the species of the Ivorian flora incriminated in pollinosis and to indicate the pollens that may have molecular similarities with those from Europe. Biological tests using food and mixed allergens were used t... Show More
  • Environmental Quality and Its Attendant Effect on Human Health: New Evidence from Panel Quantile Regression for Anglophone Countries in West Africa

    Aduralere Opeyemi Oyelade, Olamide David Tijani, Mumini Oluwaseyi Wakile, Adeyemi Lookman Kanimodo

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2020
    Pages: 89-95
    Received: Dec. 27, 2019
    Accepted: Jan. 06, 2020
    Published: Dec. 28, 2020
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    Abstract: An estimated seven million people per year die from emission-related diseases. These include stroke and heart disease, respiratory illness and cancers. Many health-harmful emission pollutants also damage the climate and reducing emission pollution would save lives and help slow the pace of near-term climate change. This study investigated the envir... Show More