African Journal of
Cellular Pathology

OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE SOCIETY FOR CELLULAR PATHOLOGY SCIENTISTS OF NIGERIA
  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Cell. Path
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2449-0776
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJCPath
  • Start Year: 2013
  • Published Articles: 64

Table of Content: November, 2013; 1(1)

November 2013

Effect of ascorbic acid on mercuric chloride-induced changes on the cerebral cortex of wistar rats

Aim: The present work was aimed at evaluating the effect of ascorbic acid on mercuric chloride induced changes on the cerebrum of Wistar rats. Methods: Thirty Wistar rats of average weight of 200g were divided into 6 groups of 5 rats each. In addition to normal diet, the animals in Group 1 were given distilled water, Groups 2 and 3 were administered 52mg/kg and 26.25mg/kg of mercuric chloride (HgCl) respectively...

Author(s): Ibegbu AO, Animoku AA, Ayuba M, Brosu D, Adamu SA, Akpulu P, Hamman WO, Umana UE, Musa SA

November 2013

Prevalence of squamous intraepithelial lesions of the cervix in Jalingo, Nigeria

Aim: Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer among women in Nigeria; fortunately it is preventable through regular screening and management of intraepithelial lesions. This study aims to determine the prevalence of squamous intraepithelial lesions (SIL) of the cervix among women of reproductive age. Methods: All sexually active women between the ages of 16 – 45 years were screened consecutively for...

Author(s): Ahmed SA, Ayuba HU, Maiangwa A, Vakkai VI, Dashe DR, Joel R, Abubakar M, Danga D, Raalueke UA, Kataps HJ

November 2013

Effect of exercise induced stress on serum cortisol level and cd4 cell count in rats

Aim: To evaluate the effect of exercise induced stress on serum cortisol level and CD4 cells in rats. Methods: A total of 21 male albino rats weighing 100±10g were used for the study. The exercise pre-conditioning was in the form of mere swimming. Serum cortisol was evaluated using Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay. CD4 cell counts were estimated using Partec Cyflow counter, Germany for the quantification...

Author(s): Ehiaghe FA,, Agbonlahor DE, Etikerentse SMO, Osadolor HB

November 2013

Histopathological pattern of renal tumours seen in Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital Sokoto, Nigeria

Aim: Malignant renal tumour is a relatively rare type of cancer that occurs third in urological tumours after prostate and bladder cancers. Little is known in the literatures about its existence in Sokoto which prompted this research. This study was carried out to determine the prevalence and histopathological pattern of malignant renal tumours in Sokoto, Nigeria. Methods: A total of 11,554 H&E stained sections...

Author(s): Isah RT, Sahabi SM, Adamu SN, Muhammad AT, Mungadi IA

November 2013

Impact of liver damage on the histoarchitectural profile of the cerebellar cortex in rats

Aim: This study described the histopathological profile of the cerebellar cortex and liver of rats with carbon tetrachloride (CCl4)-induced liver damage. Methods: Male Wistar rats weighing about 250 g were divided into 2 groups (A and B). Group A (control) rats were treated with olive oil (OO) solution only while Group B rats were treated with carbon tetrachloride (CCl4) for 8 weeks. Thereafter, the cerebellum and...

Author(s): Adekomi DA, Oyesomi TO, Ajao MS, Ojo OA, Onikanni SA