Andrew A Adjei

Summary

Publications

  1. pmc Correlates of HIV, HBV, HCV and syphilis infections among prison inmates and officers in Ghana: A national multicenter study
    Andrew A Adjei
    Department of Pathology, University of Ghana Medical School, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana
    BMC Infect Dis 8:33. 2008
  2. pmc Plasmodium yoelii 17XL infection up-regulates RANTES, CCR1, CCR3 and CCR5 expression, and induces ultrastructural changes in the cerebellum
    Bismark Y Sarfo
    Parasitology Unit, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, P O Box LG581, Legon, Accra, Ghana
    Malar J 4:63. 2005
  3. pmc Cerebrospinal fluid and serum biomarkers of cerebral malaria mortality in Ghanaian children
    Henry B Armah
    Morehouse School of Medicine, Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Immunology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Malar J 6:147. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Human T-lymphotropic type-1 virus specific antibody detected in sera of HIV/AIDS patients in Ghana
    Andrew Anthony Adjei
    Department of Pathology, University of Ghana Medical School, Accra, Ghana
    Jpn J Infect Dis 56:57-9. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Correlates of hepatitis C virus infection among incarcerated Ghanaians: a national multicentre study
    Andrew A Adjei
    Department of Pathology, University of Ghana Medical School, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, Korle Bu, Accra, Ghana
    J Med Microbiol 56:391-7. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus and syphilis among prison inmates and officers at Nsawam and Accra, Ghana
    Andrew A Adjei
    Department of Pathology, University of Ghana Medical School, College of Health Sciences, Korle Bu, Accra, Ghana
    J Med Microbiol 55:593-7. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Cryptosporidium Spp., a frequent cause of diarrhea among children at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra, Ghana
    Andrew Anthony Adjei
    Department of Pathology, University of Ghana Medical School, Accra, Ghana
    Jpn J Infect Dis 57:216-9. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of antibodies to syphilis among blood donors in Accra, Ghana
    Andrew Anthony Adjei
    Department of Pathology, University of Ghana Medical School, Accra, Ghana
    Jpn J Infect Dis 56:165-7. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a rapid serological chromatographic immunoassay for the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in Accra, Ghana
    Andrew Anthony Adjei
    Department of Pathology, University of Ghana Medical School, Accra, Ghana
    Jpn J Infect Dis 56:161-4. 2003
  10. pmc Seroprevalence of HHV-8, CMV, and EBV among the general population in Ghana, West Africa
    Andrew A Adjei
    Department of Pathology, University of Ghana Medical School, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana
    BMC Infect Dis 8:111. 2008

Collaborators

  • Henry B Armah
  • Bismark Y Sarfo
  • James W Lillard
  • Jonathan K Stiles
  • Ikovwaiza Irune
  • Christine S Olver
  • Shailesh Singh

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc Correlates of HIV, HBV, HCV and syphilis infections among prison inmates and officers in Ghana: A national multicenter study
    Andrew A Adjei
    Department of Pathology, University of Ghana Medical School, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana
    BMC Infect Dis 8:33. 2008
    ..Prison officers are considered to have an intermittent exposure potential to bloodborne infectious diseases on the job, however there has been no studies on the prevalence of these infections in prison officers in Ghana...
  2. pmc Plasmodium yoelii 17XL infection up-regulates RANTES, CCR1, CCR3 and CCR5 expression, and induces ultrastructural changes in the cerebellum
    Bismark Y Sarfo
    Parasitology Unit, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, P O Box LG581, Legon, Accra, Ghana
    Malar J 4:63. 2005
    ..A murine malaria model was utilized to evaluate the role of this chemokine and its receptors in malaria...
  3. pmc Cerebrospinal fluid and serum biomarkers of cerebral malaria mortality in Ghanaian children
    Henry B Armah
    Morehouse School of Medicine, Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Immunology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Malar J 6:147. 2007
    ..Identification of prognostic markers that can predict CM severity will enable development of better intervention...
  4. ncbi request reprint Human T-lymphotropic type-1 virus specific antibody detected in sera of HIV/AIDS patients in Ghana
    Andrew Anthony Adjei
    Department of Pathology, University of Ghana Medical School, Accra, Ghana
    Jpn J Infect Dis 56:57-9. 2003
    ..Whether HTLV-1 is an underlying disease association or whether HTLV-1 plays some auxiliary role in the acquisition and progression of AIDS remains to be determined...
  5. ncbi request reprint Correlates of hepatitis C virus infection among incarcerated Ghanaians: a national multicentre study
    Andrew A Adjei
    Department of Pathology, University of Ghana Medical School, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, Korle Bu, Accra, Ghana
    J Med Microbiol 56:391-7. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus and syphilis among prison inmates and officers at Nsawam and Accra, Ghana
    Andrew A Adjei
    Department of Pathology, University of Ghana Medical School, College of Health Sciences, Korle Bu, Accra, Ghana
    J Med Microbiol 55:593-7. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Cryptosporidium Spp., a frequent cause of diarrhea among children at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra, Ghana
    Andrew Anthony Adjei
    Department of Pathology, University of Ghana Medical School, Accra, Ghana
    Jpn J Infect Dis 57:216-9. 2004
    ..infection. Shigella, Salmonella, and yeast-like organisms were the most frequently identified enteropathogenic bacteria. In summary, this study demonstrates the prevalence of Cryptosporidium spp. among Ghanaian children...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of antibodies to syphilis among blood donors in Accra, Ghana
    Andrew Anthony Adjei
    Department of Pathology, University of Ghana Medical School, Accra, Ghana
    Jpn J Infect Dis 56:165-7. 2003
    ..In conclusion, our results indicate that syphilis is prevalent among healthy blood donors in Ghana, and that there is a need to introduce the screening of donated blood for syphilis in Ghana...
  9. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a rapid serological chromatographic immunoassay for the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in Accra, Ghana
    Andrew Anthony Adjei
    Department of Pathology, University of Ghana Medical School, Accra, Ghana
    Jpn J Infect Dis 56:161-4. 2003
    ....
  10. pmc Seroprevalence of HHV-8, CMV, and EBV among the general population in Ghana, West Africa
    Andrew A Adjei
    Department of Pathology, University of Ghana Medical School, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana
    BMC Infect Dis 8:111. 2008
    ..Although the high prevalence of HHV-8, CMV and EBV has been well documented in Africa, such data are sparse from Ghana...
  11. pmc Unexpected elevated alanine aminotransferase, aspartate aminotransferase levels and hepatitis E virus infection among persons who work with pigs in accra, Ghana
    Andrew A Adjei
    Department of Pathology, University of Ghana Medical School, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana
    Virol J 7:336. 2010
    ..Thus, individuals with elevated ALT and AST may have ongoing subclinical infection of HEV. We estimated the prevalence of anti-HEV antibodies and serum ALT and AST levels among persons who work with pigs in Accra, Ghana...
  12. pmc Hepatitis E virus infection is highly prevalent among pregnant women in Accra, Ghana
    Andrew A Adjei
    Department of Pathology, University of Ghana Medical School, Accra, Ghana
    Virol J 6:108. 2009
    ..Therefore we evaluated the prevalence of anti-HEV IgG and anti-HEV IgM among pregnant women seen between the months of January and May, 2008 at the Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department, Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra, Ghana...
  13. ncbi request reprint Bacterial contamination of blood and blood components in three major blood transfusion centers, Accra, Ghana
    Andrew Anthony Adjei
    Department of Pathology, University of Ghana Medical School, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana
    Jpn J Infect Dis 62:265-9. 2009
    ..enterocolitica), and cotrimoxazole. Our results suggest that bacterial contamination of blood and its products is prevalent in Ghana...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cytokines and adhesion molecules expression in the brain in human cerebral malaria
    Henry Armah
    Department of Pathology, University of Ghana Medical School, Accra, Ghana
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 2:123-31. 2005
    ..Both cytokines and adhesion molecules were maximally upregulated in the cerebellar sections of the malaria cases...