International Journal of Immunology

Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2018

  • Brain Abscess in Undiagnosed Tetralogy of Fallot

    Kelvin Nemayire, Kantenga Dieu Merci Kabulo, Luxwell Jokonya, Patrice Ntenga, Aaron Masiiwe Musara, Kazadi Kaluile Ntenga Kalangu

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2018
    Pages: 1-4
    Received: 5 September 2017
    Accepted: 3 January 2018
    Published: 19 January 2018
    Abstract: Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of mortality in all ages worldwide. Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) is the most common cyanotic congenital heart disease (CHD) accounting for 10%. There have been several reports of neurological complications associated with TOF. Although it is known, brain abscess (BA) is a serious complication in patients with ... Show More
  • A Predictive Model for the Risk of Mental Illness in Nigeria Using Data Mining

    Mhambe Priscilla Dooshima, Egejuru Ngozi Chidozie, Balogun Jeremiah Ademola, Olusanya Olayinka Sekoni, Idowu Peter Adebayo

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2018
    Pages: 5-16
    Received: 24 October 2017
    Accepted: 9 November 2017
    Published: 23 January 2018
    Abstract: This study identified the risk factors for mental illness and formulated a predictive model based on the identified variables. The study simulated the formulated model and validated the model with a view to developing a model for predicting the risk of mental illness. Following the review of literature in order to understand the body of knowledge s... Show More
  • Prevalence of Sickle Cell Among Patients Attending Immunogenetic Diagnostic Laboratory Akwanga, Nasarawa State Nigeria

    Raymond Tersoo Ada, Patrick Ije Ode, Stephen Oche Onah

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2018
    Pages: 17-24
    Received: 22 September 2017
    Accepted: 10 October 2017
    Published: 7 March 2018
    Abstract: Sickle Cell Disease is an inherited blood disease caused by abnormal haemoglobin. This study was conducted to determine the prevalence of sickle cell among patients attending Immunogenetic Diagnostic Laboratory Akwanga, Nassarawa State. Aseptically, 2mls of blood was collected from the dorsal vein of the patients into Ethylene Diamine Tetra-acetic ... Show More