Journal of
Clinical Medicine and Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Clin. Med. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2235
  • DOI: 10.5897/JCMR
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 104

Table of Content: June 2010; 2(6)

June 2010

Antimicrobial susceptibility profile of community acquired and nosocomial isolates of Staphylococcus aureus and that of coagulase negative staphylococci from clinical blood culture specimens at a Nigerian University Teaching Hospital

The study was carried out to ascertain the antibiotic susceptibility patterns of Staphylococcus aureus and that of Coagulase negative Staphylococci (CONS) recovered from blood culture specimens in Calabar, Nigeria. The study was retrospective in nature and was carried out at University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) Calabar; data generated from blood culture specimens over a five year period...

Author(s): G. T. A. Jombo, S. Akpan, J. Epoke, P. Denen Akaa, K. I. Eyong, A. N. Gyuse, E. E. Okwori and E. A. Etukumana

June 2010

Rehabilitation for Guillain Barre syndrome: Analysis of the Australian rehabilitation outcomes dataset

To examine the outcomes of inpatient rehabilitation for Guillain Barre Syndrome (GBS) survivors using the Australian Rehabilitation Outcomes Centre (AROC) database. De-identified data from the AROC database was analysed for all rehabilitation admissions during 2003 - 2008, using 4 classes for functional level. The outcomes included: Functional Independence Measure (FIM) scores and FIM efficiency, hospital length of...

Author(s): F. Khan, T. Stevermuer and F. Simmonds

June 2010

Comparative study of the effects of single and dual infections of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis B virus (HBV) in peripheral blood lymphocytes of infected individuals in Ebonyi State, Nigeria

A total of 700 blood specimens of patients’ attending hematology units of Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Mile Four Hospital, Ebonyi State University Teaching Hospital (EBSUTH) Abakaliki, Mater Misericodia Hospital Afikpo and Private Medical Laboratory Units in Abakaliki town were serologically screened for the presence of human immunodeficiency virus, (HIV), and hepatitis virus and also assayed for absolute...

Author(s): Idioha Jude Chinedu, Iroha Ifeanyichukwu Romanus, Agbafor Nnenna, Nwuzo Agabus Chidiebube and Ezeifeka Gerorge Okey