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Patients` Perception of Etiology, Prevention and Treatment for Tuberculosis

Patients’ Perception of Etiology, Prevention, and Treatment for Tuberculosis. ABSTRACT Tuberculosis is described as a global emergency and it is found more in developing countries. For this reason, a descriptive cross-sectional survey was conducted among TB patients seen at District Hospital Enugu Ezike, Enugu State. The objectives of the study were: to assess the level […]

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The Biochemical Effects of Cussonia Arborea Root Bark Extract in Alloxan-Induced Diabetic Rats

The Biochemical Effects of Cussonia Arborea Root Bark Extract in Alloxan-Induced Diabetic Rats. ABSTRACT Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic disorders characterized by chronic hyperglycemic condition resulting from defects in insulin secretion, insulin action or both. It is a growing public health concern worldwide affecting humans and animals. Synthetic drugs available for the treatment […]

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A Study of Bacterial Agents Associated with Diarrhoeal Cases in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja

A Study of Bacterial Agents Associated with Diarrhoeal Cases in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. ABSTRACT One hundred and six faecal samples were analyzed to detect the sporadic involvement of E. coli O157:H7, other Enterohaemorrhagic E. coli and common bacterial pathogens in enteric infections within the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Enrichment culture in modified peptone […]

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A Hospital-Based Survey on Human Brucellosis and Risk Factors in Kano Metropolis

A Hospital-Based Survey on Human Brucellosis and Risk Factors in Kano Metropolis. ABSTRACT Introduction/Background: Brucellosis is a zoonosis of major public health significance that occurs worldwide in both man and animals. Human brucellosis is a severe debilitating disease that requires prolonged treatment, if untreated can result in permanent disability and loss of productivity. Human brucellosis […]

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A Study on the Quality of Care Assessment of Hiv/Aids Patients in Gwamna Awan General Hospital, Kakuri Kaduna State

A Study on the Quality of Care Assessment of Hiv/Aids Patients in Gwamna Awan General Hospital, Kakuri Kaduna State. ABSTRACT The study was carried out at Mallam (Dr) Gwamna Awan General Hospital Kakuri, Kaduna with the aim of improving the quality of services rendered to HIV/AIDS patient and to determine the factors affecting utilization and […]

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Physico – Chemical Evaluation of Water from Different Sources Commonly Consumed in Enugu Metropolis Southeast Nigeria

Physico – Chemical Evaluation of Water from Different Sources Commonly Consumed in Enugu Metropolis Southeast Nigeria. ABSTRACT Evaluation of physico-chemical substances in different water commonly used in Enugu metropolis were carried out between December, 2011 and November, 2012 to ascertain their respective concentrations. The work which is a survey study, would help to reveal the […]

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Immunoglobulin Levels in Hiv Patients With Reference to Abo Blood Group

Immunoglobulin Levels in Hiv Patients With Reference to Abo Blood Group. ABSTRACT This study aims at determining the effect of the ABO blood groups on the level of immunoglobulin classes in patients infected with HIV-1. One hundred and fifty three (153) confirmed HIV-1 positive subjects were enrolled in the study. These comprise of 62 (40.5%) […]

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Paclitaxel Loaded Polylactide-Co-Glycolide Acids For Coronary Artery Disease and Cancer Treatment

Paclitaxel Loaded Polylactide-Co-Glycolide Acids For Coronary Artery Disease and Cancer Treatment. ABSTRACT The number one killer disease in the world is Cardiovascular Disease1. The most serious element of Cardiovascular Disease is Coronary Artery Disease. Currently, the main treatment for Coronary Artery Disease is stent placement surgery. However, its long time safety and efficiency are the […]

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Evaluation Of Serum Urea, Creatinine And Total Protein in Pre-Eclamptic Women Attending Antenatal Care In Abia State University Teaching Hospital Aba, Abia State.

Evaluation Of Serum Urea, Creatinine And Total Protein in Pre-Eclamptic Women Attending Antenatal Care In Abia State University Teaching  Hospital Aba, Abia State. ABSTRACT This study, ”Evaluation of urea, creatinine and total proteins  in pre-eclamptic women” was carried out in Abia State University Teaching Hospital, Aba, Abia State. Total of Sixty(60) subjects  aged 25-40 were […]

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Evaluation Of Iron Status In Pregnant Women With Iron Deficiency Anemia At Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria

Evaluation Of Iron Status In Pregnant Women With Iron Deficiency Anemia At Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria. ABSTRACT A cross sectional study was conducted at Federal Medical Center Owerri to determine the haemoglobin, packed cell volume and iron status of pregnant women with anaemia and those without anaemia who served as control group. Seventy subject were […]

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