American Journal of Laboratory Medicine

Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2019

  • Asymptomatic Uropathogenic Bacteriuria Among Pregnant and Non-pregnant Women at St Luke’s Hospital Anua, Offot Ukwa District Uyo: A Reassessment Case-Control Approach

    Nseobong Godwin Akpan, Anthony John Umoyen, Thomas Tentishe Luka, Ifeanyi Abraham Onwuezobe, Ukponobong Effiong Antia, Abraham Solomon Okon

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2019
    Pages: 1-10
    Received: 16 January 2019
    Accepted: 19 February 2019
    Published: 18 March 2019
    Abstract: Asymptomatic bacteriuria is the presence of multiplying bacteria in the absence of any symptoms. The relevance of ASB lies in the insight it provides into symptomatic infections. Physiological and anatomical alterations during pregnancy make women more predisposed to urinary tract infection. This study seeks to determine the prevalence, risk factor... Show More
  • Effect of Vitamin D deficiency on Lipid Profile

    Nabil Ahmad Bashir, Adnan Ahmad Mohammad Bashir, Hani Adnan Bashir

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2019
    Pages: 11-18
    Received: 12 December 2018
    Accepted: 27 December 2018
    Published: 25 March 2019
    Abstract: The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of vitamin D deficiency on lipid parameters; cholesterol, triglycerides, low density lipoprotein (LDL), and high density lipoprotein (HDL). Serum level of vitamin D and the lipid parameters were determined in 127 subjects attending private community lab in eastern Amman province, using commerci... Show More
  • Hematological Malignancies: Epidemiological, Clinical, Biological, Therapeutic and Evolutionary Aspects

    Mouhib Hanane, Zahir Hanane, Mouayche Ikhlas, Yahyaoui Hicham, Ait Ameur Mustapha, Chakour Mohammed

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2019
    Pages: 19-23
    Received: 10 February 2019
    Accepted: 12 March 2019
    Published: 13 April 2019
    Abstract: Hematological malignancies are diseases, which include all cancers of blood and lymphoid organs. They result from a proliferation of mature blood cells or immature blood cells. However, in all cases, these blood cells escape the normal regulation. This work aims to determine the types and frequencies of diagnosed malignancies. It’s supported by the... Show More
  • Serum Uric Acid and Plasma Glucose Levels in Normal Pregnancy

    Agbecha Ayu, Anwana Ubong Isaac

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2019
    Pages: 24-30
    Received: 3 February 2019
    Accepted: 7 March 2019
    Published: 18 April 2019
    Abstract: There are existing reports of an association of uric acid with glucose metabolism and their impact on adverse pregnancy outcomes. Hyperuricemia is linked to glucose homeostasis and basically to all components of the metabolic syndrome in the general population. Based on this premise, our study aimed at determining the level of serum uric acid and p... Show More