Special Parasites Pathogens Journal [SPPJ], Uganda

Special Parasites Pathogens Journal [SPPJ]



Agwu E, Tanayen G and Moazzam ML. Four-year health-point surveillance of Human Gastro-intestinal parasites among patients attending a clinic in Bushenyi, Uganda. Special Parasite Pathogens Journal (SPPJ) 2015; Vol 1, No 1: p 0001-0006                [Full Text]       [PDF]



The scope of this journal [SPPJ]

Special Parasite pathogens Journal [SPPJ] will accept for consideration previously unpublished and original articles about diagnosis, prevention, management and control of diseases associated with the following microorganisms hereafter called special pathogens which includes but not limited to: Leishmania species in Leishmaniasis, Trypanosoma species in African and American diseases ,  Lymphatic filarial worms such as Wuchereria bancrofti, Brugia malayi, and Brugia timori,   Sub-cutanouse filarial nematodes ,  Onchocerca volvulus-Onchocerciasis ,  Drancunculus medinensis- Dracunculiasis (guinea-worm disease),  Schistosoma species in Schistosomiasis – , Treponema species Endemic Treponematoses (yaws, pinta, endemic syphilis…),  Soil-transmitted helminthes: Ascaris species, Ancylostoma duodenale, Necata americanis and Trichurius tichuria including Strongiloides species.  Protozoa and other helminthses which may be involved in human, animal and plant diseases not easily detected or commonly misdiagnosed during routine investigation. They are special because they are neglected, emerging, re-emerging, non-responsive or refractile to conventional diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of associated diseases endemic to particular population and/or location in resource limited settings. Plasmodium species infections (Malaria) papers will be considered for publication if such paper presents complicated malaria diseases such as in cerebral malaria, haemolytic anaemia, pregnancy, sickle cell disease, haemolytic disease of the new born, and in poor cognitive conditions due to manulnutrition etc. If authors can prove that a normal floral has played a special role in causing a disease process, then such paper may be considered for publication in Special Parasites Pathogens Journal (SPPJ).