International Journal of Immunology

Volume 3, Issue 1, February 2015

  • Peripheral Blood Lymphocyte Subsets Counts in Children on Regular Hemodialysis

    Manal Abd El-Salam, Shaimaa Abdelmalik Pessar

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, February 2015
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: 17 October 2014
    Accepted: 31 October 2014
    Published: 10 November 2014
    Abstract: Background: Hemodialysis (HD) procedure per se as well as disturbances in both innate and adaptive immunity makes HD patients susceptible to infections. Infections are the major cause of morbidity and the second cause of death following cardiovascular events in HD patients. Aim: Was to study lymphocyte subset counts in children with chronic kidney ... Show More
  • H. Pylori Prevalence and Its Effect on CD4+ Lymphocyte Count in Active Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients at Hospitals in Jimma, Southwest Ethiopia

    Wakjira Kebede, Biniam Mathewos, Gemeda Abebe

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, February 2015
    Pages: 7-13
    Received: 2 February 2015
    Accepted: 27 February 2015
    Published: 3 March 2015
    Abstract: Background: Helicobacter pylori, a lifelong and typically asymptomatic infection of the stomach, strongly alter gastric immune responses. The present study aimed to survey the prevalence and related risks of H. pylori infection among tuberculosis (TB) patients at hospitals in Jimma City, Southwest Ethiopia. Methods: Comparative cross sectional stud... Show More