American Journal of Health Research

Volume 7, Issue 6, November 2019

  • Application of Neutrophil-lymphocyte Ratio in the Diagnosis of Influenza in Preschool Children

    Yuan Xiaohong, Li Peng, Li Yuwei

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 6, November 2019
    Pages: 100-103
    Received: 13 November 2019
    Accepted: 27 November 2019
    Published: 6 December 2019
    Abstract: Objective: To analyze the prevalence of influenza A/B in preschool children and neutrophils to lymphocytes ratio (NLR) of influenza A/B positive patients and patients with influenza-like illness, in order to provide more ideas and basis for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of influenza-like illness. Methods: Children who were not more than 6... Show More
  • Prevalence of Group b Streptococcus, Its Associated Factors and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Pattern Among Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Care at Arbaminch Hospital, South Ethiopia

    Shimelis Shiferawu, Mekidm Mekonen, Daniel Baza, Temesgen Lera

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 6, November 2019
    Pages: 104-115
    Received: 23 September 2019
    Accepted: 30 October 2019
    Published: 25 December 2019
    Abstract: Background: Group B Streptococcus colonization of the gastrointestinal and genital tracts of pregnant women usually remains asymptomatic; even if it is the critical determinant of infection in neonates and young infants. It causes early and late onset of invasive Group B Streptococcus (GBS) disease manifesting as septicemia, meningitis and pneumoni... Show More