European Journal of Preventive Medicine

Volume 2, Issue 2, March 2014

  • Carbapenem Resistant Acinetobacter Baumanii Versus MRSA Isolates in ICU in Clinical Center Skopje

    Katja Popovska, Milka Zdravkovska, Milena Petrovska, Azis Pollozhani

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, March 2014
    Pages: 20-24
    Received: 28 February 2014
    Accepted: 8 April 2014
    Published: 10 April 2014
    Abstract: Backgorund: Acinetobacter baumannii is often referred to as the “Gram-negative methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus”, because it is frequently resistant to antibiotics. Clonal outbreaks of carbapenem-resistant and OXA-23–producing A. baumannii have been reported worldwide. Aim: The goal of this study was to promote the phenomenon of disbalan... Show More
  • Alterations in Plasma Glucose Levels among Blood Donors

    Samuel Antwi-Baffour, Josephine Agyaa Yobo, Ransford Kyeremeh, John Tetteh, Richard Harry Asmah, Patrick Ayeh-Kumi

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, March 2014
    Pages: 25-28
    Received: 24 April 2014
    Accepted: 13 May 2014
    Published: 20 May 2014
    Abstract: Blood donors are required to meet several criteria which are intended to ensure that safe blood is made available for transfusion as well as keeping the donor safe. Plasma glucose levels may be altered immediately after blood donation. However, since plasma glucose testing is not part of the screening tests, individuals who may have low or high pla... Show More