Journal of
Medical Laboratory and Diagnosis

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Lab. Diagn.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2618
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMLD
  • Start Year: 2010

JMLD Articles in press

Bacterial urinary tract infection in catheterized patients at the University Teaching Hospital Center (CHU) Yaounde-Cameroon.

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Bacterial Urinary tract infections (UTIs) occur in humans and account for 40% of hospital-acquired infections with 80% being catheter-related. This study investigated the prevalence of UTIs among catheterized patients in CHU Yaoundé and their antibiotic susceptibility pattern. A cross-sectional study was conducted from February to April 2021 at CHU Yaoundé. Urine samples were collected from 111 catheterized patients from...


Assessment of total serum IgE level and associated factors among asthmatic patients at university of Gondar hospital, Gondar, North West Ethiopia.

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Background: Asthma is a chronic respiratory disorder having both genetic and environmental underlying risk factors. Immunoglobulin E (IgE) is known to play a critical role in asthma pathogenesis and has also main function in immune response to parasites such as helminths. In this research, we aimed to assess total serum IgE level and associated factors among asthmatic patients at the University of Gondar Hospital, Gondar,...

Author(s): Assefa Ayenew,Geremew Demeke,Wondmagegn Tadelo

Assessment of Renal function tests, Serum total protein, and lipid profile concentrations among pregnancy-induced hypertension attending women in Asrade Zewudie Memorable hospital (ASZMPH), Gojjam, Ethiopia: Case-control study.

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Background: - Pregnancy-induced hypertension has remained a significant cause of prenatal morbidity and mortality of mothers. So this study aims to assess renal function test, serum total protein, and lipid profile concentrations among pregnancy-induced hypertension women in Asrade Zewudie Memorable hospital (ASZMPH), Gojjam, Ethiopia. Methods:- A case-control study was done on 200 pregnant women; 100 with...


Effect of khat chewing on fasting blood sugar level and risk factors in diabetic and healthy individuals, Harar Ethiopia.

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Background: -Even though many people chew khat simply for its pleasurable and stimulatory effect, evidence showed widely-held belief among khat chewers in Ethiopia and other part of the world that khat helps to lower blood glucose while some studies are contradicted on the effect of khat. There is limited data about khat effect on blood glucose specially in our setting. Therefore, this study aims to investigate this issue...


Prostate Cancer at Kampala Cancer Registry: Clinical Experience from One of the Oldest African Population-Based Cancer Registries

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Introduction: Prostate cancer is an androgen dependent cancer. Globally, it is the second most common cancer. Prostate cancer onset is mostly asymptomatic, posing a challenge for its early detection. This cohort study describes the clinical characteristics of prostate cancer patients from Kampala Cancer Registry, Uganda. Materials and Methods: This was a retrospective cohort study involving 136 patients who were followed...

Author(s):James Joseph Yahaya, Phenehas Bwambale, Daudi Mshana and Angela Mwakimonga

Haematology request form, level of compliance with entry and impact on result in a tertiary health institution, Nigeria

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Meticulous completion of the haematology request forms is an essential component of pre-analytical protocol that contributes to quality management of patients. Were to determine the level and adequacy of information provided when haematological investigations are requested and its impact on patient management. Requests forms submitted for haematological examinations were checked for completeness. The rate of compliancewith...

Author(s):Nwannadi Ikenna Alexander, Jombo Godwin, Onoja Michael, Alao Olusayo Olayinka and Okoli Robertson

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