Onaiwu Idahosa Enabulele

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BACKGROUND Asymptomatic bacteriuria is the significant presence of bacteria in the urine of an individual without symptoms. In pregnancy, the apparent reduction in immunity of pregnant women tends to encourage the growth of pathogens. AIM This study was carried out to determine the prevalence of asymptomatic bacteriuria in pregnant women attending a(More)
Results. Male gender was a significant (P = 0.011) risk factor for acquiring otitis media (male Vs female; 36.25% Vs 25.38%. OR = 1.671 95 CI = 1.139, 2.454). Age significantly (P < 0.0001) affected the prevalence of otitis media with children within the age range of 0 – 5years having the highest prevalence of 78.41%. Pseudomonas aeruginosa was the(More)
BACKGROUND Malaria parasitaemia is an important predictor of bacteremia, concomitant invasive bacterial infections and malaria parasitaemia are strongly associated with death. METHODS Blood samples were collected from 500 patients (281 males and 219 females) with fevers of unknown origin. The blood samples were processed to diagnose malaria and bacterial(More)
The design was to determine the prevalence of enteroheamorrhagic Escherichia coli 0157:H7 (EHEC) carried by Flies (musca domestica) around waste water irrigation sites of Jakara and Sharada waste water channels in Kano city. Thirty one (31) samples of flies were collected for the analysis, 15 from along Jakara waste water river and 16 from along Sharada(More)
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