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Cotrimoxazole Resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae Isolated from Sputum of HIV-positive Patients

Market Survey of Loiasis: Prevalence and Adverse Reactions to Ivermectin Using a Rapid Procedure For Loiasis

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152–6
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Prevalence of loiasis was assessed in some village markets in Ondo State, South West Nigeria, using the rapid procedure for loiasis technique. Among 480 respondents, 80 (16.7%) had a history of loiasis, 11 (2.3%) had recent occurrence of the disease and 04 (0.83%) experienced adverse reactions to ivermectin treatment.

 

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Objectives: 1. To assess the levels of endemicity of loiasis in a total of 30 selected villages covering an area of 5.2 sq km in Owo, Akure North, Akure South, Ondo East, Ondo West and Ifedore local governments in Ondo State, Nigeria, using Rapid Assessment for loiasis technique. 2. To obtain information on adverse reactions which occurred during previous administrations of the drug ivermectin used for the treatment of loiasis and onchocerciasis in the study area.

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e-Published: 18 Jul, 2013

Spectrum of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical Procedures in Kano, Nigeria

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325–8
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A retrospective study of patients with maxillofacial surgical diseases seen and treated at a new tertiary teaching hospital in Nigeria, between 2001 and 2003, is presented. A total of 87 patients had 90 primary and 8 secondary surgical procedures. The various surgical procedures, complications and the socio-economic status of the patients were analyzed and discussed.

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e-Published: 06 Jun, 2013

Health Behaviour and Quality of Life of Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Attending Selected Hospitals in South Western Nigeria

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10.7727/wimj.2011.057
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619–26
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Patients with Type 2 diabetes were generally found to be overweight, obese, sedentary and were frequently found to be hypertensive.

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e-Published: 24 Jan, 2013

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