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: November 2013; 4(5)

November 2013

Endemicity of schistosomiasis in some parts of Anambra State, Nigeria

Investigation on the prevalence of infections with schistosoma was carried out amongst inhabitants of two local government areas (LGAs), Nigeria between October 2007 and September 2008. A total of 2064 randomly selected subjects had their urine and stool samples examined for eggs of Schistosoma and 323 (15.7%) were excreting eggs of S. haematobium in their urine with geometric mean egg count (GMEC) of 10.1 eggs/10 ml of...

Author(s): Dennis O. Ugochukwu, Celestine O. E. Onwuliri, F. O. U. Osuala, Ikechukwu N. S. Dozie, F. N. Opara and Ucheamaka Chinenye Nwenyi

November 2013

Evaluation of SD BIOLINE rapid antibody test for diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection

Helicobacter pylori infection is most prevalent and known to cause chronic gastritis and peptic ulcer disease in Ethiopia. To date, simple and rapid point-of-care tests are commercially available; however, information is limited regarding their diagnostic significance. This cross-sectional study was conducted to evaluate the diagnostic performance of SD BIOLINE H. pylori rapid antibody test. A consecutive 203 enzyme...

Author(s): Endale Tadesse, Gebru Mulugeta and Techalew Shimelis