American Journal of Laboratory Medicine

Volume 2, Issue 3, May 2017

  • Evaluation of Phlebotomy Services in Clinical Laboratory Setting in Addis Ababa Public Hospitals, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    Wondimeneh Liknaw Mekonon, Aster Tsegaye Abebe, Eshetu Lemma Haile, Abay Sisay Misganaw

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, May 2017
    Pages: 24-33
    Received: 18 April 2017
    Accepted: 28 April 2017
    Published: 23 June 2017
    Abstract: Background: Phlebotomy is the system of drawing a blood sample for the use of laboratory testing and for blood transfusion. Professionals who are performing phlebotomy services called phlebotomists. It is a critical part of the pre analytical phase of laboratory testing and is the most neglected procedures in health care. About 70% of the quality o... Show More
  • Assessment of Glycosuria and Bacterial Infections Amongst Prolonged – Healing Orthopaedic Wound Patients in Hospitals Within Imo State South Eastern Nigeria

    Ifeanyi Odidika Clifford Obiajuru, Chidinma Adanna Ikpeama, Immaculata Ogochukwu Uduchi

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, May 2017
    Pages: 34-40
    Received: 18 July 2017
    Accepted: 28 July 2017
    Published: 18 August 2017
    Abstract: Glycosuria and bacterial infections of patients with prolonged orthopaedic wounds and the antibiotics susceptibility of the bacteria associates was studied between October 2016 and May 2017. A total of 130 male and female respondents aged 18 to 50 years were selected for this study from out – patients and in – patients at Imo State University Teach... Show More