Epizootiology of Cysticercus bovis in Imo state, Nigeria.
- F. Okafor
- Biology, MedicineAngewandte Parasitologie
- 1 April 1988
Examination of organs of 2,456 cattle in 8 abattoirs in both rural and urban parts of the state reveals that 642 were infected with Cysticercus bovis, with no significant difference in the prevalence of infection in cattle slaughtered for the urban and rural communities.
Common gastrointestinal parasites of local chicken (gallus domesticus) slaughtered in some selected eatery centres in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State: Implication for meat quality
The high prevalence of gastrointestinal helminthes as observed in this area has a strong relationship with their mode of feeding and living conditions which will lead to reduced body weight, decreased egg production and deaths thus affecting the meat quality and nutrient content of the chicken.
Ultrasonographic screening of urinary schistosomiasis infected patients in Agulu community, Anambra state, southeast Nigeria
Health education campaign including showing the community members evidence of damages to the organs (from the ultrasound pictures) will go a long way in the control and prevention of the disease in this community.
Investigation into the prevalence of urinary schistosomiasis in the Agulu Lake area of Anambra State, Nigeria
Analysis of incidence of infection in communities around Agulu Lake, Anambra State, Nigeria, shows that Schistosoma haematobium incidence is high in Nri and low at Adazi Nnukwu, and both shed mammalian bifid schistosome cercariae.
Schistosoma haematobium cercariae transmission patterns in freshwater systems of Anambra State, Nigeria.
- F. Okafor
- BiologyAngewandte Parasitologie
- 1 August 1990
The seasonality of infection of Bulinus (Ph.) globosus, the snail host of Schistosoma haematobium is reported. The pattern of snail infection was shown to vary with the type of habitats. The…
FRESHWATER SNAILS OF NIGER-CEM, NKALAGU EASTERN NIGERIA: OBSERVATIONS ON SOME DEMOGRAPHIC ASPECTS OF THE SCHISTOSOME-TRANSMITTING BULINIDS
Findings on the reproductive to pre-reproductive (R/P) ratios, suggest similar demographic strategies for the two buliniid mollusc species.
Urinary schistosomiasis in Toro Local Government Area of Bauchi State, Nigeria
PREVALENCE OF MALARIA INFECTION IN CHILDREN IN ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA AFTER CHANGE OF POLICY FROM PRESUMPTIVE/CLINICAL TO CONFIRMED DIAGNOSIS
The result of this study showed that there was no significant difference in infection rate in relation to age in both community and hospital survey, and there should be proper management of childhood malaria in the homes and hospital.
The theory and application of sampling over two occasions for the estimation of current population ratio
- F. Okafor
Some estimators of the population ratio have been proposed for sampling on two successive occasion. These estimators are constructed using ratio, product, difference-cum-ratio and…
Urinary schistosomiasis among pregnant women in some endemic tropical semi - urban communities of Anambra State, Nigeria.
The overall prevalence and intensity of infection among age groups showed that the youngest age group in the study, 16-20 years had the highest prevalence, while Haematuria and proteinuria which are diagnostic for schistosomiasis were higher within age group 16- 20 years in all the communities.