International Journal of Immunology

Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2019

  • Essence of Antibody Generation and Autoimmunity

    Charles Edward Ng’Hwaya Masule

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 1-4
    Received: 4 January 2019
    Accepted: 31 January 2019
    Published: 6 March 2019
    Abstract: Because of the belief that lactic acid plays a role in the generation of antibodies in the muscles in humans, the aim of this study had been to establish the structure and the proper designation for the pair of anantiomers of lactic acid and for the peptide chain for distinct pathways in the generation of beneficial and destructive antibodies and t... Show More
  • Pregnancy Specific Beta-1 Glycoprotein, Pro- and Anti-inflammatory Cytokines in Eclampsia in Kaduna State, Nigeria

    Jim Monday Banda, Geoffrey Chukwubuike Onyemelukwe, Bolanle O. Patricia Musa, Sunday Oladapo Shittu

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 5-11
    Received: 25 March 2019
    Accepted: 5 May 2019
    Published: 12 June 2019
    Abstract: Eclampsia (EC), a human pregnancy–specific-syndrome is the life-threatening occurrence of convulsion (s) in association with signs of preeclampsia (hypertension and proteinura). Eclampsia has remained a significant public health threat, contributing to maternal and prerinatal morbidity and mortality in Nigeria. However, the pathogenic mechanism of ... Show More
  • Epidemiological Status of Bacterial Meningitis Disease Following the Introduction of the Meningococcal A Conjugate Vaccine in the African Meningitis Belt

    Andre Arsene Bita Fouda

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 12-22
    Received: 16 May 2019
    Accepted: 25 June 2019
    Published: 16 July 2019
    Abstract: Bacterial meningitis disease is a burden in the African meningitis belt. Before 2010, Neisseria meningitidis serogroup A (Neisseria meningitidis A) was the predominant pathogen causing about 90 percent of meningitis epidemics in Africa. The meningococcal A conjugate vaccine (MACV) protecting against Neisseria meningitidis A was introduced since 201... Show More