Frontiers in Environmental Microbiology

Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2022

  • Prevalence and Associated Factors of Soil Transmitted Helminths and Schistosoma mansoni Infections Among Communities Along Rivers in Guder Town, West Ethiopia

    Mulugeta Getachew, Tariku Belay, Ukash Umer, Kinfu Yazachew

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2022
    Pages: 69-77
    Received: 25 October 2022
    Accepted: 14 November 2022
    Published: 29 November 2022
    Abstract: Soil-transmitted helminths (STHs) and Schistosoma mansoni (S. mansoni) are among the most common cause of human infections and are distributed throughout developing countries including Ethiopia. However, there is little information on the current status of these infections to guide intervention in the study area. Therefore, the aim of this study wa... Show More
  • Determinants of Typhoid Fever Occurrence in Regions with High Risk of Contracting Communicable Diseases: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

    Almeida Abudo Leite Machamba, Acácio Salamandane, Brígida Macaza, Cecília Boaventura, Leonel Novela, Cátia Salamandane

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2022
    Pages: 78-90
    Received: 22 December 2022
    Accepted: 10 January 2023
    Published: 31 January 2023
    Abstract: Typhoid fever (TF) typically manifests itself as prolonged high fever, relative bradycardia, splenomegaly, and abdominal symptoms. Socioeconomic factors, including educational level, poor sanitation and hygiene conditions,, social assistance, access to safe food, and misuse of antibiotics contribute to the dissemination and persistence of Salmonell... Show More