Research Papers/Topics in Medical Lab Science And Tech

Serum Fibronectin Levels In People Living With Hiv/Aids

ABSTRACTSerum fibronectin level was investigated in people living with HIV/AIDS. Atotal of 161 subjects were recruited into the study. Out of this, 98 (60.9%)constituted the patient population while 63 (39.1%) formed the controls. Theage range considered was between 10 to 65 years. Ethical clearance wasobtained from the Health Research Ethics Committee (HREC) of University ofNigeria Teaching Hospital, (UNTH) Ituku Ozalla. Informed consent wasobtained from the participants and questionn...

Molecular Characterization Of Exon 28 Of The Vwf Gene In Nigerian Population

Abstractvon Willebrand’s disease is an autosomally inherited bleeding disorder caused by aqualitative and/ or quantitative abnormality of von Willebrand’s factor . It is one of the mostcommon inherited bleeding disorders based on statistics from developed countries. Humanvon Willebrand’s factor is a large multimeric protein that plays an important role in theadhesion of platelets to the sub endothelium. It also acts as a carrier for coagulation factorVIII. Its deficiency and or dy...

Serum Trace Element Status Of Psychiatric Patients At Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital Enugu Nigeria

ABSTRACTA number of essential trace elements play major roles in various metabolic pathways.Deficiencies or alterations in the level of these trace elements adversely affect the ability towithstand oxidative stress-mediated cell damage. This study determined the serum status ofcopper, zinc and manganese in psychiatric patients. One hundred (100) psychiatric patientsattending the Neuropsychiatric Hospital Enugu, Nigeria were categorized into two groups:fifty (50) patients on antipsychoti...

Haemopoietic And Haematinic Potentials Of Crude Methanolic And Aqueous Seed Extract Of Telfairia Occidentalis In Albino Wistar Rats.

ABSTRACTHaemopoietic and Heamatinic potentials of crude methanol and aqueous seed extract of TelfairiaOccidentalis (Ugu) in albino rats were studied using one hundred and twenty eight rats of mixed sexesages 2-3 month weighing (150+ 20)g. Acute toxicity studies was performed and LD50 of the TelfairiaOccidentalis obtained using standard methods. This work was carried out in the animal house of theUniversity of Nigeria, Enugu Campus. The work was done in two set. The first set, the aque...

Serodetection of Syphilis among Recurrent Miscarriage and Non Miscarriage women in Wad Madani Teaching Hospital

This study was conducted among recurrent miscarriage and non miscarriage women in Wad madani teaching hospital to determine the prevalence of syphilis among those with previous miscarriage and those who had no miscarriage before . A total of ninety samples (n=90) were collected, during the period from April to June 2018, to demonstrate the frequency of syphilis and to compare between different diagnostic methods used for detection of syphilis. All samples were te...

Frequency of Human Papilloma Virus (16 and 18) and Epstein Bar Virus among Sudanese patients with Esophageal Cancer using Immunohistochemistry and Polymerase Chain Reaction

This study was conducted as retrospective case study aimed to determine the frequency of HPV (16 and 18) and EBV among Sudanese with esophageal cancer using immunohistochemistry and PCR. The study included one hundred and two 102 paraffin blocks from patients previously diagnosed as esophageal cancer from Khartoum Sudan, in Ibn Sina hospital, khartoum hospital, soba teaching hospital, military hospital and national health laboratory. Their age ranged from 21 to 98&nbs...

Detection of- β lactamases Wide Spectrum Among Bacteria Isolated from Patients in Military Hospital, Omdurman

The emergences of extended-spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBLs) producing bacteria have important clinical and therapeutic implications. The present study was undertaken to detect extended spectrum beta lactamases among bacteria isolated from different clinical specimens. This study was carried out during period from April to August 2018.A total of 100 specimens were collected from patients admitted to Omdurman Military Hospital. These were from urine 73(73%), wound&nbsp...

Investigations Of Haematopoietic Activities Of Sesamum Indicum, Linn Lectin In Albino Wistar Rats

ABSTRACT This study was designed, to investigate the haemopoietic activity of Sesamum indicum, Linn lectin (Beeniseed). The lectin was obtained and authenticated in the Botany department, University of Nigeria Nsukka. The LD50 of the lectin was determined with mice (n=17). Wistar rats (n=35), weighing 140 to 200 grams, aged 6 to 8 weeks were purchased and housed in the Animal House of College of Medicine, University of Nigeria Enugu Campus for 7 days to acclimatize before the study. The ...

Prevalence Of Hepatitis C Virus Infection In Diabetic Subjects At Enugu State University Of Science And Technology Teaching Hospital, Parklane, Enugu.

ABSTRACT The objective of this study was to assess the prevalence of anti-HCV antibodies amongst diabetics in Enugu. This is important as it has been indicated that presence of HCV in diabetics could lead to insulin resistance and thus increases diabetic complications. A total of 138 diabetics were recruited for this study, with a population control of 102 apparently healthy subjects, within the same age. A structured questionnaire was used to obtain information on the demographic, como...

Study the Impact of Physical Efforts on the Shoulder Tendons for the People with Different Jobs Using Ultrasounography

This was cross section study carried out in ultrasound department of Sudan university of science and technology (SUST) and kosti hospital , during the period from September 2018 to November 2018.MSKUS is consider as cost effective diadnostic modality to screen rotator cuff tears. Increase the thickness of rotator cuff tendons may indicate pathology ,there for the cut of point normal thickness should be known the question to be answer :can ultrasound be able to identif...

The Occurrence Of Hepatitis C Virus Infection In Apparently Healthy Subjects In Enugu Metropolis, Nigeria

ABSTRACT It is widely known that hepatitis C virus (HCV) slowly and progressively damages the liver while the human host may be unaware of the infection. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of HCV in apparently healthy individuals in Enugu metropolis. This is important because it will explain the prevailing liver disease experienced in the society. A total of 214 apparently healthy individuals were recruited from Enugu North, Enugu South and Enugu East for this study...

Studies On The Extra-Human Distribution Of Enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia Coli From Borno And Enugu States Of Nigeria

ABSTRACT Enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC) a causative agent of haemolytic uremic Syndrome (HUS) and haemorrhagic colitis especially in children, believed to originate from cattle is increasing with the day in parts of Nigeria. In order to ascertain the probable sources to assist a control regimen, laboratory analysis was carried out using standard bacteriological techniques for the isolation and identification of Escherichia coli (E.coli) and EHEC.A study was done on the distr...

Effect Of Ethylenediaminetetracetic Acid On Lead Among Occupation Lead Handlers In Enugu Urban Nigeria

ABSTRACTThe effect of Ethylenedianinetetraacetic acid (EDTA) on leadcontent of blood has not been worked on in vitro. This led tocarrying out this research. The aims of this research is to ascertainif EDTA has any effect on blood lead levels if the sample is collectedusing an EDTA tube and also to find out if there is any significantdifference in the blood lead levels of the same sample whencollected with an EDTA tube and a non-EDTA tube. Hundred (100)males who are commercial painters and who...

Cytological Changes in Urinary Tract Cells mong Patients Suffering from Schistosomiasis

This study was a descriptive study (case and control) conducted in Khartoum state (Goze Elrimela) during the period from June (2010) —October (2014). This study was aimed to detect the cytological changes of urinary tract cells among Sudanese patients suffering from urinary schistosomiasis.. The secondary data was collected from books and internet. Random samples of 75 urine samples were taken from both male and female at a different agesof patients that effect...

Detection of Biliary System Obstruction using Magnetic Resonance Cholangio-Pancreatography and Ultrasonography

This is prospective study to measure CBD, CHD, GB and cystic duct by U/S and MRCP and to test the accuracy of each modality in diagnosing causes of biliary system obstruction. The study was done in Khartoum state hospitals (Ibn sena-Soba on february2018), 52 patients were tested by both U/S and MRCP. Using U/S 3.5MHz prom, TR (1500-200ms), TI (110-150ms), TE (240-300ms), FOV (300mm) and slice sickness 1mm, those examinations were performed using siemens (0.3...


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