Journal of
Medical Laboratory and Diagnosis

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Lab. Diagn.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2618
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMLD
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 55

Table of Content: December 2010; 1(2)

December 2010

Socio-demographic characteristics of patients presenting pulmonary tuberculosis in a Primary Health Centre, Zaria, Nigeria

Tuberculosis is one of the killer diseases of great antiquity especially in developing countries and so contributes significantly to health instability and economic loss. The directly observed treatment(DOT) course is the recommended standard of care in treatment of tuberculosis worldwide and its key elements lie in making the diagnosis. The study was aimed at examining the socio-demographic characteristics of patients...

Author(s): S. J. Ogboi, S. H. Idris, A. T. Olayinka and Junaid Ilyas

December 2010

Selenium levels in patients with schizophrenia

The present study was conducted with serum of twenty four patients of schizophrenia and twenty healthy volunteers; and selenium (Se) levels were determined by atomic absorption spectrophotometer. Serum Se levels were significantly increased in schizophrenia patients as compared to healthy controls.  Soil content of Se in Rohtak was found to be lower as compared to Haryana state soil Se levels. These findings...

Author(s): Simmi Kharb, Anjali Sharma, A. K. Vohra, Sanjiv Yadav and Ishwar Singh