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Prevalence of HIV-related autoimmune haemolytic anaemia in Lagos, Nigeria
(Nigerian Medical Journal, 2014-02)
Background: Despite a high frequency of anaemia, a positive direct antiglobulin test (DAT) and bone marrow hyperplasia HIV-infected patients, lack of reticulocytosis may cause underdiagnosis autoimmune haemolytic anaemia ...
Cord blood haemoglobin and ferritin concentrations in newborns of anaemic and non-anaemic mothers in Lagos, Nigeria
(Nigerian Medical Journal, 2013-02)
Background: Pre-delivery haemoglobin and serum ferritin concentrations of anaemic and non-anaemic mothers were determined, and cord blood haemoglobin and serum ferritin concentrations of their newborns were compared. ...
Blood transfusion service in a tertiary hospital in sub- Saharan Africa during the COVID 19 pandemic: Experience from Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Nigeria
(African Society for Blood Transfusion, 2021)
Blood transfusion services are as pivotal to the health system during a pandemic as before the pandemic. The effect of a pandemic on transfusion services depends on the nature, potential for community spread and risk of ...
Association of alpha-thalassemia and Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase deficiency with transcranial Doppler ultrasonography in Nigerian children with sickle cell anemia
(Wiley Periodicals, LLC, 2021)
Background: Stroke is a devastating complication of sickle cell anemia (SCA) and can be predicted through abnormally high cerebral blood flow velocity using transcranial Doppler Ultrasonography (TCD). The evidence on the ...
Plasma folate studies in HIV-positive patients at the Lagos university teaching hospital, Nigeria
(Indian Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and AIDS, 2011-05-02)
Introduction: In various studies globally, the prevalence of anemia in persons with HIV infection range from 10 to 20% at initial presentation, and anemia is diagnosed in 70 to 80% of these patients over the course of HIV ...
Asymptomatic malaria infection among children with Sickle Cell Anaemia: The role of IL-10 and possible predisposing factors
Introduction: malaria is a major contributor to morbidity and mortality of under five children with Sickle cell anaemia (SCA) in malaria endemic regions. Asymptomatic malaria infection carriers constitute a reservoir for ...