American Journal of Laboratory Medicine

Volume 1, Issue 2, September 2016

  • Ethiopian National Tuberculosis Reference Laboratory Ten Year External Quality Assurance-Panel Test Performance Review

    Mengistu Tadesse K., Getahun M., Kebede A., Yaregal Z., Meaza A., Dagne Z., Moga S., Addise D., Tesfaye E., Yenew B., Mollalign H., Diriba G., Girmachew F., Dimssea D., Marondera B.

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 2, September 2016
    Pages: 5-8
    Received: 11 September 2015
    Accepted: 20 August 2016
    Published: 7 September 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajlm.20160102.11
    Abstract: The Objective of this review was to see the ten year EQA performance trend from 2005 till 2014 at Ethiopian national tuberculosis Reference laboratory. The finding shows that 81.3% and 11.2%of participation were ZN-AFB and of phenotypic DST respectively. The remaining participation was for LPA-PT with proportion of 4.6% and 2.3% for GeneXpert. Most... Show More
  • External Quality Assessment (EQA) of Randomly Blinded Rechecking Slides on TB AFB Microscopy Laboratories: A Retrospective Study, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    Abay Sisay Misganaw, Mulugeta Tsegaye Abebe, Adino Desale Lulie, Abrham Tesfaye Bika

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 2, September 2016
    Pages: 9-15
    Received: 15 August 2016
    Accepted: 25 August 2016
    Published: 12 September 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajlm.20160102.12
    Abstract: Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease caused mainly by bacillus Mycobacterium tuberculosis and it remains a major public health problem. Globally, 9.6 Million people were ill and 1.5 million were died of Tuberculosis in 2014. In resource limited settings, tuberculosis diagnosis relies on sputum smear microscopy: with low and variable sensitivi... Show More
  • Role of P53 Gene in Oncogenesis from Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

    Aurelian Udristioiu

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 2, September 2016
    Pages: 16-22
    Received: 27 August 2016
    Accepted: 5 September 2016
    Published: 24 September 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajlm.20160102.13
    Abstract: Objective of this study is to present the latest researches in the field of molecular medicine, in terms of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL), emerged from the P53 gene deletion in human lymphoma genome. Method In recent years proved that the best technique in the investigation of malignant lymphocytes is the Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FI... Show More
  • Assessment of Anemia and Thrombopathy in Eastern Sudanese Patients with End Stage Renal Disease

    Bashir Abdrhman Bashir, Mohammed Omer Gibreel

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 2, September 2016
    Pages: 23-28
    Received: 3 September 2016
    Accepted: 23 September 2016
    Published: 11 October 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajlm.20160102.14
    Abstract: Renal manifestations are becoming a very important health problem in the developing world. In Sudan, the new cases account for about 70-140 thousand of inhabitants per year. Leading to reduced quality of life, these manifestations have negative social and economic impact on the population. This cross-sectional study was conducted in March 2016 to e... Show More