Journal of
Parasitology and Vector Biology

  • Abbreviation: J. Parasitol. Vector Biol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2510
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPVB
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 202

Full Length Research Paper

The influence of training outcome and competency on effective utilization of malaria microscopy result amongst health professionals in South Eastern Nigeria

Okoro, Chinyere Ihuarulam
  • Okoro, Chinyere Ihuarulam
  • Department of Microbiology/Parasitology, Federal Medical Center Owerri, Nigeria.
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Ihenetu, Francis Chukwuebuka
  • Ihenetu, Francis Chukwuebuka
  • Department of Microbiology, Imo State University, Owerri, Nigeria.
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Dunga, Kingsley Excel
  • Dunga, Kingsley Excel
  • Department of Medical Laboratory Science, Madonna University, Elele, Nigeria
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Achigbu, Kingsley Ihedioha
  • Achigbu, Kingsley Ihedioha
  • Department of Paediatrics, Federal Medical Center, Owerri, Nigeria.
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Ogboi Sonny Johnbull
  • Ogboi Sonny Johnbull
  • Department of Medical Laboratory Science, Madonna University, Elele, Nigeria.
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Obasi, Chidera C
  • Obasi, Chidera C
  • Department of Public Health, Imo State University Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria
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Okoro, Oluchi I
  • Okoro, Oluchi I
  • Department of Microbiology/Parasitology, Federal Medical Center Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
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Okoro, Chigozie O
  • Okoro, Chigozie O
  • Department of Haematology, Federal Medical Center Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 06 February 2021
  •  Accepted: 12 July 2021
  •  Published: 13 August 2021


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