International Journal of Biomedical Science and Engineering

Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2018

  • Application of Molecular Karyotyping in Acute Myeloid Leukemia: A Review

    Angeli Ambayya, Andrew Octavian Sasmita, Jameela Sathar, Kian Meng Chang, Zainina Seman, Sabariah Md Noor, Subramanian Yegappan

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2018
    Pages: 20-31
    Received: May 26, 2018
    Accepted: Jun. 19, 2018
    Published: Jul. 12, 2018
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    Abstract: Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is an aggressive disease characterized by the overproduction of immature myeloid cells that accumulate in blood and bone marrow. Integration of genetic findings and clinicopathological information is crucial in establishing the diagnosis, prognosis and determining the therapeutic approach in the management of AML patien... Show More
  • Household Water Treatment Practice and Associated Factors Among People Living with HIV, Bahir Dar City Administration, Northwest Ethiopia

    Amsalu Birara, Bikes Destaw, Kefyalew Addis

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2018
    Pages: 32-37
    Received: May 23, 2018
    Accepted: Jun. 25, 2018
    Published: Jul. 16, 2018
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    Abstract: Introduction: PLHIV have substantially greater need for access to safe water, for bathing and washing soiled clothing and linen; safe drinking water is necessary for taking medicines. Therefore household water treatment is one of inexpensive and effective technology to make water safe. However the information of household water treatment practices ... Show More
  • Nipah Virus Infection, a High Priority Disease: History, Facts, Transmission, Symptoms, Prevention and Treatment

    Vinil Upendrababu

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2018
    Pages: 38-42
    Received: May 27, 2018
    Accepted: Jun. 25, 2018
    Published: Jul. 21, 2018
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    Abstract: NiV is a zoonotic virus; the virus often infects mammals such as pigs and fruit bats (Pteropodidae), but they may be asymptomatic. Nipah virus infection transferred by contact with an NiV-infected animal or person or their secretions that has a high fatality rate in infected humans. The patient commonly present with the symptoms that vary from none... Show More
  • Brillantasia patula Aqueous Leaf Extract Averts Hyperglycermia, Lipid Peroxidation, and Alterations in Hematological Parameters in Alloxan-Induced Diabetic Rats

    Akpovwehwee Akporhuarho Anigboro, Oghenetega Jonathan Avwioroko, Nyerhovwo John Tonukari

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2018
    Pages: 43-51
    Received: May 27, 2018
    Accepted: Jun. 26, 2018
    Published: Jul. 24, 2018
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    Abstract: The protective effects of aqueous leaf extract of Brillantasia patula against hyperglycermia, lipid peroxidation, and alterations in hematological parameters in diabetic Wistar rats were investigated. The study consisted of six treatment groups, with five animals each, designated as Group-1 (healthy), Group-2 (diabetic control) and Groups 3-6 (diab... Show More
  • Removing Trace Co from NiSO4 Solutions Using Cyanex 272

    Yongfa Song, Guangxin Wang, Bin Yang, Yaqiong Li

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2018
    Pages: 52-58
    Received: Aug. 12, 2018
    Accepted: Aug. 22, 2018
    Published: Sep. 17, 2018
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    Abstract: Although there are many articles about the effective separation of cobalt and nickel, the investigation on separation of trace cobalt and high concentration nickel are still poorly reported. In this paper, the process of extraction and separation of trace cobalt from sulfate solution containing high concentration of nickel was systematically invest... Show More