Potential Natural Egg Colourant in Laying Chickens

A six-week study involving two hundred and fifty (250) Harco Black layer birds at point of lay was carried out to investigate the effects of potential natural colorant on performance and egg quality traits. The birds were assigned to f…

  S. A. Bolu, S. A. Aderibigbe, E. A. Elegbeleye

 Vol.12  No.1 - 2014
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Evaluation of Micronutrients Composition of some Leafy Vegetables Sold in Lapai, Niger State, Nigeria

Evaluation of micronutrient constituents of commonly consumed leafy vegetables in a particular area gives an insight of the derivable nutritional benefits of such vegetables available for the populace of the area. This is very critical…

  A. Musa, P.I. Abara, A. Uthman

 Vol.12  No.1 - 2014
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Kidney Function Status in Nigerian Human Malaria Patients

Malaria is now known to affect over 500 million persons worldwide, killing about 1 to 3 million of them annually. Plasmodium falciparum is the species mostly implicated in the causation of severe malaria. This study was carried out to…

  JC Anionye, EC Onyeneke, OE Onovughakpo-Sakpa, AI Anekwe

 Vol.11  No.1 - 2013
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Evaluation of Plasma Electrolyte Concentration in Pregnant Nigerian Women From Edo State, Nigeria

The simultaneous effect of highly active anti-retroviral therapy (HAART) and nutritional supplements on cluster of differentiation4 (CD4)count of 100 people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) was investigated. CD4 cell count was determined u…

  EC Onyeneke, AI Anekwe, SJ Okoro, JC Anionye, OE Onovughakpo-Sakpa

 Vol.11  No.1 - 2013
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Effect of Simultaneous Administration of Antiretroviral Therapy and Nutritional Supplements on Cd4 Count of HIV-Infected Persons in Selected Communities of South Eastern Nigeria

The simultaneous effect of highly active anti-retroviral therapy (HAART) and nutritional supplements on cluster of differentiation4 (CD4)count of 100 people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) was investigated. CD4 cell count was determined u…

  UME Dibua, SU Onoja, JAC Ugonabo

 Vol.11  No.1 - 2013
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Multiple Infections of Malaria and Typhoid Fever Among People Living With HIV/AIDS: Effect of Herbal Concoctions on CD4 Lymphocyte Count and Other Haematological Indices

We investigated malaria, typhoid and HIV co-infections among 600 persons in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State, Southeast Nigeria and the effect of some herbal concoctions administered in the locality on the CD4 counts of t…

  UME Dibua, IE Nweze

 Vol.11  No.1 - 2013
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Tissue Lipid Peroxidation in Trypanosoma brucei Infection: Testing the Anti-oxidant Property of Scoparia dulcis

The ability of aqueous extract of Scoparia dulcis to protect tissues of rabbits against Trypanosoma brucei-induced oxidative damage was investigated in this study. Fifteen New Zealand White rabbits divided into 3 groups of 5 animals ea…

  NEJ Orhue, OF Amegor

 Vol.11  No.1 - 2013
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Incidence of Faecal coliforms Isolated From Different Foods Sold Locally in Nsukka, Enugu State

Sixty-six (66) food products and ten water samples were collected from food vendors and restaurants and examined for bacteriological quality using both the most probable number (MPN) technique and the plate count of Escherichia coli on…

  IE Mbaeyi, CU Iroegbu

 Vol.11  No.1 - 2013
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Effect of Different Steeping Conditions on the Peroxidase Activities of Some Improved Sorghum Varieties

In order to evaluate the impact of duration and the incorporation or otherwise of air rest during steeping on the peroxidase activities of sorghum grains, five improved varieties were studied. Steeping durations used ranged from 0 (r…

  CI Nnamchi, BN Okolo, AN Moneke, BC Nwanguma

 Vol.11  No.1 - 2013
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Microbiological Screening of a Starter Culture of Probiotic Status from Formulated Non-Dairy Yoghurt Analogue from Natural Fermentation of Soymilk-Achamilk Blends

Non-dairy probiotic yoghurt analogue was formulated using cream variety of soybean (Glycine max L.) and white variety of acha (Digitaria exilis). One kilogram of cleaned soybean and 500grams of cleaned acha were used to produce soymilk…

  IE Mbaeyi, JC Ogbonna, ND Onwuka

 Vol.9  No.2 - 2012
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