American Journal of Laboratory Medicine

Volume 4, Issue 3, May 2019

  • Occult Hepatitis C Virus in Blood Donors in Damietta - Egypt

    Mohamed Ahmed Abdeldayem, Kadry Abdelkader El-bakry, Abdullah El-Bialy

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, May 2019
    Pages: 53-59
    Received: 30 April 2019
    Accepted: 2 June 2019
    Published: 24 June 2019
    Abstract: Egypt maintains the highest prevalence of hepatitis C virus infection, affecting an estimated 15%–20% of the population, new cases reported, so we search about uncommon source of hepatitis C virus infection. Occult hepatitis C Virus infection can be detected and founded in the overall public obviously haven’t any diseases, Detection of viral replic... Show More
  • Correlation of Albumin-Bilirubin (ALBI) Score with Child-Turcotte-Pugh (CTP) Score in the Evaluation of Liver Cirrhosis

    Sabrina Shafiq, Mohammad Nuruzzaman Khan, Bipasha Majumder, Mohammad Shahinul Alam, Mohammad Saiful Islam, Tuhin Sultana

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, May 2019
    Pages: 60-64
    Received: 25 May 2019
    Accepted: 20 June 2019
    Published: 2 July 2019
    Abstract: Cirrhosis of liver is characterized by the replacement of normal liver tissue by scar tissue. The Child-Turcotte-Pugh (CTP) score is used to assess the prognosis of cirrhosis and included five factors: total bilirubin level, serum albumin, prothrombin time, ascites and hepatic encephalopathy. CTP score depends on clinical assessment which may resul... Show More
  • Tracheal Aspirate Cytology of 43 High-Risk Neonates to Predict Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Early

    Sahar Ali Mohamed, Hossam Eldin Mohammed

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, May 2019
    Pages: 65-69
    Received: 19 June 2019
    Accepted: 1 July 2019
    Published: 12 July 2019
    Abstract: The main goal of this study was to assess the cytological evaluation of tracheal aspirate, in order to predict the early diagnosis of bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) in high-risk babies during mechanical ventilation. Method: Samples from 43 infants (aged ... Show More