International Journal of Immunology

Volume 11, Issue 1, March 2023

  • Association Between ABO-RHD Blood Groups and COVID-19: A Preliminary Study of 76 Cases

    Adou Adjoumanvoule Honore, Siransy Kouabla Liliane, Memel Lasme Roselle Charline, Yeboah Oppong Richard, Goran-Kouacou Amah Patricia, Kone Djakaridja, Kadiane N’Dri Juliette, Assi Aya Ursule Aniela, Gnemagnon Mahi Eric Constant, Ouattara Awa, Oura Brou Doris, Moussa Sali, Koya Hebert Gautier, Seri Yida Jocelyne, Aba Yapo Thomas, Krah Ouffoue

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 1-5
    Received: 7 March 2023
    Accepted: 6 April 2023
    Published: 10 May 2023
    Abstract: Introduction: Blood types are most often incriminated in susceptibility to COVID-19. Blood group O subjects are reportedly less susceptible to COVID-19. However, these reports are mainly from countries with high infection rates. The overall objective of this study was to investigate the association between the risk of COVID-19 infection, its severi... Show More
  • Variability of Immune Biomarkers with the Graft Function in Kidney Transplant Patients in India, an Observational Prospective Cohort Study

    Bejugama Katyayani, Guditi Swarnalatha, Taduri Gangadhar

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 6-12
    Received: 31 July 2023
    Accepted: 30 August 2023
    Published: 14 September 2023
    Abstract: In renal transplantation (RT), the major issue is to maintain the immune homeostasis, limiting graft rejection (GR), and promoting transplant tolerance. A total of 70 subjects of chronic kidney disease patients on maintenance haemodialysis, opted for RT and 20 controls were recruited. The Tregs% (CD4+CD25+), concentration of cytokines IL –10 and IL... Show More