Tinea capitis is a contagious dermatophytosis affecting the hair shaft and follicles of the scalp, eyebrows and eyelashes.
It is most common in the crowded areas as infection originates from
contact with a pet or an infected person and asymptomatic carriage
It primarily affects children 3-7 years of age.
The causative agents are the genus Trichophyton and Microsporum.
Cardinal clinical feature is the combination of inflammation with hair breakage and loss.
Urinary tract infections (UTI) are reported to be the most common reason for women to visit their healthcare professionals. The urinary tract, the body’s system that produces, stores and eliminates urine, is made up of the kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra.
Receipt of Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) and standard titre measles containing vaccines (MCV) could reduce overall mortality by more than expected through their effects on the diseases they prevent, and receipt of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (DTP) may be linked to higher all-cause mortality, according to a systematic review.