Category Archives: Department of Medical Lab. Science

Incidence of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) among Women in Nigeria

Incidence of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) among Women attending Fertility Clinics in Port Harcourt City, Nigeria                                     ABSTRACT This study was conducted among women attending fertility clinics in Port Harcourt metropolis with the aim of determining the incidence of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). A total of 378 women were studied. These women sought help for their […]

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PREVALENCE OF HEPATITIS C VIRUS INFECTION IN PATIENTS WITH RENAL DISEASE

Project Topic: Prevalence of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infection in Patients with Renal Disease ABSTRACT  Acute renal failure is an abrupt decrease in kidney function that leads to accumulation of nitrogenous wastes such as blood urea nitrogen and creatinine. This can be caused by infectious agents. Thus, the objective of the study was to investigate […]

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THE NATIONAL PROGRAMME ON IMMUNIZATION (NPI): A TOOL TO REDUCING CHILDHOOD MORTALITY

Project Topic: The National Programme on Immunization (NPI): A Tool to Reducing Childhood Mortality ABSTRACT Immunization here is referred to act of preventing childhood diseases like diphtheria, whooping cough, tetanus, polio, measles and chicken pox. For instance, if a child does not receive polio vaccine, it can lead to infantile paralysis. Child mortality has fallen […]

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LOCAL PRODUCTION AND STANDARDIZATION OF ANTI-HUMAN GLOBULIN (AHG)

Project Topic: Local Production and Standardization of Anti-Human Globulin (AHG) ABSTRACT Anti-human globulin is a reagent used in the detection of incomplete antibodies. The purpose of this study is to know if AHG can be produced locally. The study was carried out using 2 rabbits which were 16 weeks old each and Dunsfords and Bowley’s […]

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MEDICINAL PLANTS IN AFIKPO SOUTH LOCAL GOVT. AREA IN EBONYI STATE, NIGERIA

Thesis, Project Topic: Survey of Major Medicinal Plants in Afikpo South Local Govt. Area in Ebonyi State, Nigeria CHAPTER ONE                                   INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY The use of natural products with healing properties is as old as human civilization For a long time now, animal and plant products, minerals were the main sources of […]

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HAEMATOLOGICAL VALUES OF VESICO VAGINAL FISTULA PATIENTS AND THE MOST PREVALENT PATHOGENS

Thesis, Project Topic: Haematological Values of Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF) Patients in National Obstetric Fistula Centre, Abakaliki, and the Most Prevalent Pathogens in their Urine and High Vaginal Swab ABSTRACT  Vesico Vaginal fistula (VVF) is a subtype of Female urogenital fistula (UGF). It is an abnormally fistulous tract extending between the bladder and the vagina […]

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PERCEPTION OF MEN (25-65 YEARS) TOWARDS CHILDLESSNESS (INFERTILITY)

Thesis, Project Topic: A Study to Determine the Perception of Men (25-65 Years) towards Childlessness in Ogbete, Enugu CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION It is often observed that the accepted purpose of marriage in African traditional society is to procreate; whether in Christian on non-Christian homes. A childless marriage is therefore regarded as a failed marriage. The […]

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EFFECT OF CARYOTA URENS EXTRACT ON BLOOD GLUCOSE CONCENTRATION

Thesis, Project Topic: Effect of Caryota Urens Extract on Blood Glucose Concentration  CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1       Background to the study Caryota urens is a species of flowering plant in the palm family from the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia where they grow in fields and rainforest clearings. The epithet urens is Latin for “stinging” alluding to the chemicals in the fruit. They are commonly called solitary fishtail palm, toddy palm, wine palm, jaggery […]

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ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITY OF ALCHORNEA CORDIFOLIA AGAINST STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS

Thesis, Project Topic: Antibacterial Activity of  Alchornea Cordifolia  against Clinical and Non Clinical Strain of Staphylococcus Aureus CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION For centuries, the therapeutic properties of various medicinal plants have been used to treat human diseases. It has been estimated that between 60-90% of the populations of developing countries use traditional and botanical medicines almost […]

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EFFECT OF INADEQUATE CHILD SPACING (ICS) ON THE HEALTH OF CHILDREN

Thesis, Project Topic: Assessing the Effect of Inadequate Child Spacing (ICS) on the Health of Children (0-5 Years) in Ezza Community, Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. CHAPTER ONE            INTRODUCTION Child spacing is a term often used in birth control and family planning, it is time or interval between the birth of one […]

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