American Journal of Laboratory Medicine

Volume 1, Issue 3, November 2016

  • Antrodia Camphorata Declines Oxidative Stress and Enhances Antioxidant Enzyme Activity in the Brain Cortex of Rats

    Bo-Yu Huang, Chien-Chi Liu, Zhong-Yang Jian, Ming-Cheng Lin

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 3, November 2016
    Pages: 29-33
    Received: 2 October 2016
    Accepted: 14 October 2016
    Published: 10 November 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajlm.20160103.11
    Abstract: Traditional Chinese Medicine of Antrodia camphorata has been commonly used as complementary and alternative medicines in Taiwan and Asia countries due to a variety of beneficial effects such as anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidation. Biological effects of Antrodia camphorata on oxidative stress and antioxidant enzyme activity in the brain cortex, how... Show More
  • Complete Blood Cell Count and Peripheral Blood Film, Its Significant in Laboratory Medicine: A Review Study

    Esan Ayodele Jacob

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 3, November 2016
    Pages: 34-57
    Received: 10 September 2016
    Accepted: 1 October 2016
    Published: 29 November 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajlm.20160103.12
    Abstract: The aim of this review is to assist non-hematologist effective means of interpreting complete blood cell (CBC) counts results especially when encountered with abnormal result for intellectually rewarding practice and to recognize when a subspecialty consultation is reasonable and when it may be circumvented. A complete blood cell count is routine h... Show More
  • Assessment of Pre-Analytical Error on Blood Specimens Referred for CD4 and Haematology Tests in Central Oromiya, Ethiopia

    Mulat Woldie Wondimagegn, Walelegn Worku Yallew, Takele Teklu Anijajo

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 3, November 2016
    Pages: 58-64
    Received: 26 October 2016
    Accepted: 14 November 2016
    Published: 8 December 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajlm.20160103.13
    Abstract: Although, Ethiopia is working to improve the qualities of laboratory services, errors are still prevailing. These errors are classified as pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical. Studies that focus on prevalence and factors that influence the pattern of laboratory error remain very scarce in Ethiopia. This study aimed to assess the extent o... Show More
  • Effects of Herbal Plants on Candidiasis Vulvovaginalis Therapy

    Marni Br Karo, Emma Kamelia, Hadiyat Miko, Tigor Peniel Simanjuntak, Mochammad Hatta

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 3, November 2016
    Pages: 65-68
    Received: 8 November 2016
    Accepted: 5 December 2016
    Published: 4 January 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajlm.20160103.14
    Abstract: Candida vulvovaginitis (CVV) is an infection of the vagina or vulva by genus Candida with a variety of clinical manifestations that can occur acutely, chronically or episodically. An estimated 75 percent of women will have at least one episode of vulvovaginal candidiasis and 40 to 50 percent will have two or more, accompanied by vulvar symptoms suc... Show More