American Journal of Laboratory Medicine

Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2018

  • PMTCT Interventions and Outcome of Babies Born to HIV Positive Mothers: A Retrospective Study at a Secondary Health-Care Facility in Warri, Delta State, Nigeria

    Victor Omote, Henry Ukwamedua, Johnson Etaghene, Matthew Ejike Oseji, Imaria Celia Agwai, Harrison Agbroko

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2018
    Pages: 40-43
    Received: 10 August 2018
    Accepted: 26 October 2018
    Published: 26 November 2018
    Abstract: Mother to child transmission (MTCT) of the AIDS virus remains a persistent means for HIV acquisition and accounts for most cases of paediatric HIV infection. Maternal viral load, antiretroviral therapy for mother and infants, infant feeding pattern and mode of delivery have been implicated as factors that affects MTCT rates. The study evaluated the... Show More
  • Glanzmann Thrombasthenia: A Case Report in Moroccan Child

    Zohair Ait Ouzdi, Fatimazahra Marhoume, Khalil Haouach

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2018
    Pages: 44-47
    Received: 14 October 2018
    Accepted: 1 November 2018
    Published: 28 November 2018
    Abstract: Glanzmann thrombasthenia is a hereditary hemorrhagic problem and is characterized by a qualitative or quantitative deficiency of the platelet glycoprotein GPIIb-IIIa, responsible for the reduction of platelet aggregation. The reported case concerns an 11-year-old child admitted to the Clinical Hematology Department of the University Hospital Mohame... Show More