Michael A Igbe

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BACKGROUND Interest in biobanking for collection of specimens for non-communicable diseases research has grown in recent times. This paper explores the perspectives of Nigerians on donation of specimen for the biobanking research. METHODS We conducted 16 Focus Group Discussions (FGD) with individuals from different ethnic, age and socio-economic groups in(More)
The European, Middle Eastern and African Society for Biopreservation and Biobanking (ESBB) held its second annual conference in Granada, Spain, in 2012. The Society was created to focus on issues of biobanking in the countries of its regional focus. This year, ESBB dedicated two sessions to the issues of Biobanking in Emerging Countries, focusing on(More)
A house-to-house survey of the prevalence of leishmaniasis infection was carried out in Jos East Local Government Area of Plateau State, Nigeria, Cutaneous Lishmaniasis was diagnosed in 2.6% of a population of 703 inhabitants of the area. 18 inhabitants had the infection, which was considered to be native. 10 were males and 8 were females with age varying(More)
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