American Journal of Laboratory Medicine

Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2018

  • Albumin to Creatinine Ratio Is Fairly Correlated with Albumin Excretion Rate in Chronic Kidney Disease

    Safauldeen Ahmed Alhajim, Ahmed Aubed Sherhan

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2018
    Pages: 48-52
    Received: 30 October 2018
    Accepted: 27 November 2018
    Published: 24 December 2018
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajlm.20180306.11
    Abstract: Measurement of urine albumin excretion rate (AER) over a 24-h period is considered the gold standard technique for detecting albuminuria. However, the procedure is highly inconvenient for most patients. This study aimed to assess the accuracy of albumin to creatinine ratio in spot urine (UACR) as a surrogate to 24-h urine AER in patients with chron... Show More
  • The Effects of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy on the Levels of Superoxide Dismutase, Catalase and C-Reactive Proteinin HIV Infected Subjects in Nigeria

    Faustina Nkechi Osuji, Charles Chinedum Onyenekwe, Nkeiruka Rose Ukaibe, Joseph Ebere Ahaneku

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2018
    Pages: 53-59
    Received: 26 May 2018
    Accepted: 25 December 2018
    Published: 17 January 2019
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajlm.20180306.12
    Abstract: The study determined the effects of highly active antiretroviral therapy on the levels of Superoxide dismutase, catalase and C-reactive protein HIV-infected subjects in Nigeria. A total of 50 HIV infected subjects aged 20-69 (39±10) years and 50 HIV seronegative control participantsaged 21-56 (35±10) years were recruited for the study. Blood sample... Show More