Journal of
AIDS and HIV Research

  • Abbreviation: J. AIDS HIV Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2359
  • DOI: 10.5897/JAHR
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 273

Full Length Research Paper

Serum protein electrophoresis as an added value for disease control among HIV patients in a hospital setting in Cameroon

Djuidje Ngounoue Marceline
  • Djuidje Ngounoue Marceline
  • Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Yaounde I, Cameroon.
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Wotchoko Siakam Justin
  • Wotchoko Siakam Justin
  • Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Yaounde I, Cameroon.
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Koanga Mogtomo Martin Luther
  • Koanga Mogtomo Martin Luther
  • Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Douala, Cameroon
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Penda Ida Calixte
  • Penda Ida Calixte
  • Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Douala, Cameroon
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Ngono Ngane Annie Rosalie
  • Ngono Ngane Annie Rosalie
  • Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Douala, Cameroon.
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  •  Received: 05 August 2018
  •  Accepted: 18 October 2018
  •  Published: 30 November 2018


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