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Factors associated with urinary schistosomiasis in two peri-urban communities in south–western Nigeria
Abstract In Nigeria, there is only very limited epidemiological information on which the control of human urinary schistosomiasis could be based. In a cross-sectional study, therefore, theExpand
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Epidemiology of intestinal helminth parasites in stray dogs from markets in south-eastern Nigeria.
A survey of gastrointestinal helminth parasites of stray dogs (Canis familiaris) was conducted at Obollo-Afor and Ekwulobia markets, in Enugu and Anambra States, south-eastern Nigeria, respectively,Expand
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Epidemiology and psycho-social aspects of onchocercal skin diseases in northeastern Nigeria
Background Observations were made on the prevalence of onchocerciasis and Onchocercal Skin Diseases (OSD); frequency of occurrence and anatomical distribution of OSD in the Hawal River Valley, anExpand
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Prevalence and seasonality of parasites of fish in Agulu Lake, Southeast, Nigeria
A study was undertaken to assess the prevalence, mean intensity, abundance and seasonality of parasites of fish in a natural, freshwater, tropical lake, southeast Nigeria. A total of 1191 fishExpand
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The use of simple ketamine anaesthesia for day-case diagnostic laparoscopy
General anaesthesia using ketamine has been shown to be safe. It is generally used in our private hospitals where there is lack of qualified personnel and sophisticated anaesthetic machines. AExpand
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Gastrointestinal Helminth Infection in Pregnancy: Disease Incidence and Hematological Alterations
Background The incidence and hematological effects of helminth infection during pregnancy were investigated among pregnant women in Isiala, Mbano, Southeast Nigeria. Methods: Totally 282 pregnantExpand
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High Prevalence of Gastro-Intestinal Parasites in Indigenous Goats of Nigeria
A survey was undertaken on the prevalence and intensity of gastro-intestinal helminth infection of indigenous goats in Nigeria. Faecal samples were collected from each goat through finger probing.Expand
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Haematological changes due to bovine fascioliasis
This study determined the haematological changes due to the infection of fascioliasis in cattle. The haematological indices of blood samples collected from purposely selected Fasciola-infected andExpand
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Descriptive epidemiology and seasonality of intestinal parasites of cats in Southeast Nigeria
An epidemiological survey was conducted on the prevalence, intensity, seasonality and risk factors associated with intestinal parasites of cats in Southeast Nigeria between February 2011 and JanuaryExpand
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Toxicity study of diethyl phthalate on Clarias gariepinus fingerlings
Diethyl Phthalate (DEP) is used as a plasticizer, a detergent base, in aerosol sprays, as a perfume binder and after shave lotion. It is known to be a contaminant of fresh water and marine ecosystem.Expand
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