INTRODUCTION Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) refers to an inflammatory condition in the female reproductive system above the internal os of the cervix. It can be due to a bacterial, fungal or viral infection though bacterial infection is more common. Organisms that are notable in PID conditions are, Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis, even normal vaginal […]
The harvesting and collection of materials used in herbal medicine is done in accordance with geographical locations, the seasons, and the targeted morphological parts of the plants. After being collected, the materials are then air dried in the shade before being broken down into their component parts. To hasten the drying process, more resilient materials […]
Prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases among blood donors in Nigeria ABSTRACT Blood transfusion is one of the routine therapeutic interventions in hospitals that can be lifesaving. However, this intervention is related to several transfusion-related infections. The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is one of the major public health problems associated with blood transfusion. The objective of […]
Background Infertility is a worldwide problem, affecting 8%–15% of couples in their reproductive age. There is a wide variation in the pattern of infertility in different parts of the world, being highest in the infertility belt of Africa, which includes Nigeria.
Rhesus D Variants among Pregnant Women in the Northern Nigeria CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND The Rhesus blood group system is one of the most polymorphic and immunogenic systems of blood group antigens known in humans. This blood group system is comprise of numerous antigens, principally among them is ‘’RHD’’, ‘’RhC’’, “Rhc”, “RhE” and “Rhe” antigens […]
BIOCHEMISTRY OF VISION IN INFANTS INTRODUCTION The first half of the essay will discuss biochemistry of infant vision such as visual acuity, contrast sensitivity and motion perception. Visual acuity is defined as the clarity of vision and is dependent on optical and neural factors. Examples of these factors are the ability of the retina to […]
A COMPARATIVE ASSESSMENT OF VISION IN INFANTS AND CHILDREN The testing of vision in infants and children has been treated separately from the testing of adults because infants and children often cannot be tested with the same materials and techniques as adults.
Phlebotomy, A Bridge Between Patients And Laboratory Abstract The evidence-based paradigm has changed and evolved medical practice. Phlebotomy, which dates back to the age of ancient Greece, has gained experience through the evolution of medicine becoming a fundamental diagnostic tool. Nowadays it connects the patient with the clinical laboratory dimension building up a bridge. However, […]