Bamidele A Iwalokun
Iwalokun B, Gbenle G, Smith S, Ogunledun A, Akinsinde K, Omonigbehin E. Epidemiology of shigellosis in Lagos, Nigeria: trends in antimicrobial resistance. J Health Popul Nutr. 2001;19:183-90 pubmed
..Nalidixic acid should still be selectively used for treatment, while ciprofloxacin and ofloxacin can be ideal alternatives. ..
Iwalokun B, Bamiro S, Ogunledun A. Levels and interactions of plasma xanthine oxidase, catalase and liver function parameters in Nigerian children with Plasmodium falciparum infection. APMIS. 2006;114:842-50 pubmed
Iwalokun B, Iwalokun S. Association between erythrocyte Na+K+-ATPase activity and some blood lipids in type 1 diabetic patients from Lagos, Nigeria. BMC Endocr Disord. 2007;7:7 pubmed
..It can be concluded that poor glycemic control evokes greater reduction in erythrocyte Na+K+-ATPase activity and promote enzyme-blood atherogenic lipid relationships in Type 1 diabetic Nigerian patients. ..
Iwalokun B, Iwalokun S, Hodonu S, Aina A, Agomo P. Serum levels of leptin in Nigerian patients with sickle cell anaemia. BMC Blood Disord. 2011;11:2 pubmed publisher
Iwalokun B, Iwalokun S, Hodonu S, Aina O, Agomo P. Evaluation of microalbuminuria in relation to asymptomatic bacteruria in Nigerian patients with sickle cell anemia. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2012;23:1320-30 pubmed publisher
..3%; P <0.05), of whom 89.3% were multi-drug resistant, were recovered from the ASB urine samples. In conclusion, both MA and ASB are common in Nigerian SCA patients, with the former occurring from the first decade of life. ..
Iwalokun B, Gbenle G, Adewole T, Akinsinde K. Shigellocidal properties of three Nigerian medicinal plants: Ocimum gratissimum, Terminalia avicennoides, and Momordica balsamina. J Health Popul Nutr. 2001;19:331-5 pubmed
..The results suggest that aqueous extracts of O. gratissimum and T. avicennoides as decoctions and concoctions could be useful in the treatment of shigellosis and should be clinically evaluated specially in Nigerian region...
Iwalokun B, Efedede B, Alabi Sofunde J, Oduala T, Magbagbeola O, Akinwande A. Hepatoprotective and antioxidant activities of Vernonia amygdalina on acetaminophen-induced hepatic damage in mice. J Med Food. 2006;9:524-30 pubmed
..The results of this study suggest that V. amygdalina elicits hepatoprotectivity through antioxidant activity on acetaminophen-induced hepatic damage in mice...
Iwalokun B, Gbenle G, Adewole T, Smith S, Akinsinde K, Omonigbehin E. Effects of Ocimum gratissimum L essential oil at subinhibitory concentrations on virulent and multidrug-resistant Shigella strains from Lagos, Nigeria. APMIS. 2003;111:477-82 pubmed
..gratissimum EO. The future use of O. gratissimum- antibiotic combinations as a therapeutic measure against shigellosis is discussed...