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: 60

Table of Content: July-December 2023; 13(2)

August 2023

Risk factors for metabolic syndrome in adult patients with sickle cell anemia in Jazan region, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Hematological anemia is a characteristic of the hereditary condition known as sickle cell disease. According to several studies, adults with sickle cell disease may exhibit metabolic syndrome symptoms such as hyperglycemia, hypertension, and dyslipidemia. This study's objective was intended to assess the steady-state risk variables for the metabolic syndrome in adults with sickle cell anemia in the Jazan region. A...

Author(s): Saif Elden B. Abdalla, Muntaser Mohammed Fadoul Alhassen, Mohammed Shane Alam, Sarra Kamal Mustafa, Mohamed Mubark Almaki and Mohamed H. Abdelrahman  

November 2023

Correlation between severe malaria and EBV endemicity in children under five years in Ghana

In Africa, Plasmodium falciparum accounts for majority of malaria morbidity and mortality in children under five years. At this age, they also become co-infected with Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). There is scanty of information whether this co-infection is the reason why malaria in children tends to be severe. The aim was to study the association between co-infection of EBV with P. falciparum infection and malaria severity...

Author(s): Swabira Bashiru, Mina Ofosu, Alexander Martin-Odoom, Solomon Wireko and Opoku Bempah