American Journal of Laboratory Medicine

Volume 7, Issue 2, March 2022

  • 11-year Surveillance of the Epidemiological and Bacteriological Profile of Osteoarticular Infections in Children

    Hajar Skali, Fatima Zahrae Lazrak, Asmae Lamrani Hanchi, Tarik Salama, El Mohtadi Aghoutane, Redouane El Fezzazi, Nabila Soraa

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, March 2022
    Pages: 23-27
    Received: 17 February 2022
    Accepted: 4 March 2022
    Published: 12 March 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajlm.20220702.11
    Abstract: Osteoarticular infections are an important cause of morbidity and mortality in the pediatric age group. Staphylococcus aureus is the most frequently identified. Early adequate and multidisciplinary care is required. Recently, an increasing incidence of OAI has been related to the improvement of identification methods of microorganism. The aim of th... Show More
  • Cutaneous Fusariosis by a Species of the Fusarium Dimerum in Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia Patient: A Case Report

    Ikram Sebbane, Fatimaezzahra Lahlimi, Illias Tazi, Asmaa Lahrougui, Said Amal

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, March 2022
    Pages: 28-31
    Received: 25 February 2022
    Accepted: 21 March 2022
    Published: 29 March 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajlm.20220702.12
    Abstract: Fusarium is the second most common cause of fungi infections in the immunocompromised patients with the mortality rate over 80%. The Fusarium Dimerum is the less common species. In immunocompromised patients, spatially with prolonged neutropenia, the presenting features of Fusarium infections include persistent refractory fever, localised symptoms ... Show More
  • Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumour with Heterologous Differentiation: A Case Report

    Rasheed Mumini Wemimo, Afolayan Enoch Abiodun, Jatto Hamza Ibrahim, Adekunle Adebayo Ayoade, Atiku Hafiz, Odetayo Omolara Foluke

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, March 2022
    Pages: 32-36
    Received: 4 March 2022
    Accepted: 28 March 2022
    Published: 20 April 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajlm.20220702.13
    Abstract: Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumour is one of the rare soft tissue tumours in the younger age group. The tumour arises from peripheral nerves with a predominant lesion on the extremities or limbs, head and neck, and trunk. It can arise de novo also known as sporadic or in patients with neurofibromatosis type 1. It is an infiltrative, aggressiv... Show More