International Journal of Immunology

Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2021

  • Sensitization to Aspergillus Mix Among Atopic Sickle Cell Disease Patients in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

    Adou Adjoumanvoule Honoré, Kabore Saydou, Dassé Sery Romuald, Yeboah Opong Richard, Goran-Kouacou Amah Patricia, Siransy Kouabla Liliane, N’Guessan Koffi, Assi Aya Ursule Aniela, Memel Lasme Roselle Charline, Zaho Ouleon Lea, Yassongui Mamadou Sekongo

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 1-5
    Received: Dec. 20, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 28, 2020
    Published: Jan. 12, 2021
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    Abstract: The objective of this study was to determine the epidemiological characteristics of sensitization to Aspergillus in these atopic sickle cell patients who present respiratory disorders unrelated to taking NSAIDs. This is a prospective study with a descriptive and analytical aim which was conducted at the University Hospital Center (CHU) of Cocody (A... Show More
  • Systemic Immunological Responses Among Dental Infection Patients

    Zainab Khudher Ahmad Al Mahdi, Fatima Malik Abood

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 6-12
    Received: Dec. 05, 2020
    Accepted: Jan. 12, 2021
    Published: Jan. 22, 2021
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    Abstract: Dental infections are common health problems, evaluating of some systemic immunological responses are the aim of our study. Our study considered isolation of dental infection bacteria and quantitative evaluation of serum. IgA, IL-4, IL-7 and CD4 and CD8 molecules among dental plaque patients and control group. Oral bacteria from dental infection pa... Show More
  • The Association of IgA Deficiency and Celiac Disease: What Hides Under the Iceberg

    Hajar Saffour, Hassan Ouaya, Raihane Bahri, Fadoua Elfarssani, Karima Benjouad, Adil Aiterrami, Soufia Oubaha, Zouhour Samlani, Khadija Krati, Brahim Admou

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 13-15
    Received: Nov. 09, 2020
    Accepted: Nov. 20, 2020
    Published: Mar. 03, 2021
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    Abstract: Celiac disease is an autoimmune enteropathy, secondary to an allergy to gluten in genetically predisposed subjects, results in clinical polymorphism, with the presence of malabsorption syndrome, is a villous atrophy demonstrated using gastroscopy, which allows to biopsy the duodenal mucosa in order to demonstrate this atrophy at the histological le... Show More
  • Associated Autoimmunity and Lead Exposure in Childhood

    Deyanira Pacheco-Tovar, María-Guadalupe Pacheco-Tovar, Esperanza Avalos-Díaz, Juan-José Bollain-y-Goytia, María-Elena Pérez-Pérez, Roxana Ramírez-Sandoval, Argelia López-Luna, Rafael Herrera-Esparza

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 16-21
    Received: Feb. 28, 2021
    Accepted: Mar. 15, 2021
    Published: Mar. 26, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: The autoimmunity associated with environmental pollutants such as heavy metals is a phenomenon that has been described previously. The aim of the present study investigated the relationship between autoimmunity and lead pollutants in a cohort of children who lived in a mining settlement. Methods: Children were studied clinically and ser... Show More