International Journal of Immunology

Volume 10, Issue 1, March 2022

  • A Review of Essential Microelements in the Immune System

    Ionut-Iulian Lungu, Ioana Babarus, Liliana Oniciuc, Alina Stefanache

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, March 2022
    Pages: 1-4
    Received: Nov. 06, 2021
    Accepted: Dec. 29, 2021
    Published: Apr. 14, 2022
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    Abstract: The immune system is the set of cells and organs that intervene in the body's defense against certain antigens, foreign to the body. This set includes both elements with rapid action and thus belonging to non-specific immunity, and also, elements that provide a slower response, but, with high specificity against each antigen. Nonspecific immunity s... Show More
  • The Effect of cART on Platelets/Lymphocytes Ratio and Viral Load Indices in HIV+ Subjects Initiating Therapy in a Tertiary Hospital in Port Harcourt, Nigeria

    Beatrice Wobiarueri Moore-Igwe, Ransom Baribefii Jacob, Serekara Gideon Christian, Evelyn Mgbeoma Eze

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, March 2022
    Pages: 5-10
    Received: Feb. 17, 2022
    Accepted: Mar. 15, 2022
    Published: May 31, 2022
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    Abstract: Background: In other to enhance immune response and remove completely the danger of disease associated with AIDS, commencement of combination Antiretroviral Therapy (cART) is advocated. Common among HIV positive subjects are diseases such as cardiovascular conditions among others which happen when there is distortion in the gut mucosa, existence of... Show More
  • Eosinophil Levels in Blood of COVID-19 Patient’s VS Seasonal Allergy

    Taha Luqman Bilgrami, Hira Saleem

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, March 2022
    Pages: 11-14
    Received: Apr. 23, 2022
    Accepted: May 20, 2022
    Published: May 31, 2022
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    Abstract: Eosinophilia, a peripheral blood with eosinophil count of more than 450 cells per microliter has been linked to allergies, medication responses, among others. However, the reduction in eosinophil levels has been particularly found to be having linkage with SARS-CoV-2 infection. This study aims at comparing COVID-19 patients' peripheral blood eosino... Show More