Oluwabola Olowu

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AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effect of HIV-1 infection and its progression on lipid profiles, acute-phase proteins and to determine which of the parameters may serve as an early indicator of the progression of HIV infection. MATERIALS AND METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted on sixty-two HIV-1 infected subjects attending HIV clinic, the(More)
BACKGROUND A retrospective review of all cases of tuberculosis (TB) enrolled in the directly observed treatment-short course chemotherapy (DOT-SCC) between June 2000 and June 2004 at a General Hospital in Southwestern Nigeria was undertaken. The aim is to determine treatment outcomes and ascertain the effectiveness of the programme for TB control. (More)
BACKGROUND Use of ionising radiation in diagnostic radiography could lead to hazards such as somatic and genetic damages. Compliance to safe work and radiation protection practices could mitigate such risks. The aim of the study was to assess the knowledge and radiation protection practices among radiographers in Lagos, Nigeria. MATERIALS AND METHODS The(More)
Five hundred and twenty educated, breastfeeding women in Sagamu, Nigeria, were observed prospectively in order to describe their infant feeding practices and to determine whether any predictors of the return of menses could be identified. The women remained amenorrheic for seven months. Compared with similarly selected women in other countries, they(More)
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