A Mulu

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint An in vitro assessment of the antibacterial effect of garlic (Allium sativum) on bacterial isolates from wound infections
    Belay Tessema
    University of Gondar, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, School of Medical Laboratory Technology, P O Box 196, Gondar, Ethiopia
    Ethiop Med J 44:385-9. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Increased resistance of Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates to antimicrobial drugs, at a referral hospital in north-west Ethiopia
    Sebhat Erqou
    Downing College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 1DQ, UK
    Trop Doct 38:110-2. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Clade homogeneity and Pol gene polymorphisms in chronically HIV-1 infected antiretroviral treatment naive patients after the roll out of ART in Ethiopia
    Andargachew Mulu
    Institute of Virology, Leipzig University Leipzig, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 14:158. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Virological efficacy and immunological recovery among Ethiopian HIV-1 infected adults and children
    Andargachew Mulu
    Department of Microbiology, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Gondar, Gondar, Ethiopia
    BMC Infect Dis 14:28. 2014
  5. pmc Micronutrient levels and nutritional status of school children living in Northwest Ethiopia
    Bemnet Amare
    Department of Medical Biochemistry, University of Gondar, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Gondar, Ethiopia
    Nutr J 11:108. 2012
  6. pmc Epidemiological and clinical correlates of malaria-helminth co-infections in Southern Ethiopia
    Andargachew Mulu
    School of Biomedical and Laboratory Sciences, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Gondar, P O Box 196, Gondar, Ethiopia
    Malar J 12:227. 2013
  7. pmc Potential risk of HIV transmission in barbering practice in Ethiopia: from public health and microbiological perspectives
    Fantahun Biadgelegn
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Medical Faculty, Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
    BMC Public Health 12:707. 2012
  8. pmc Nutritional status and dietary intake of urban residents in Gondar, Northwest Ethiopia
    Bemnet Amare
    Department of Medical Biochemistry, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Gondar, Gondar, Ethiopia
    BMC Public Health 12:752. 2012
  9. pmc Nutritional status, intestinal parasite infection and allergy among school children in northwest Ethiopia
    Bemnet Amare
    Collage of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Medical Biochemistry, University of Gondar, Gondar, Ethiopia
    BMC Pediatr 13:7. 2013
  10. pmc Frequent detection of 'azole' resistant Candida species among late presenting AIDS patients in northwest Ethiopia
    Andargachew Mulu
    Department of Microbiology, Parasitology and Immunology, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Gondar, Gondar, Ethiopia
    BMC Infect Dis 13:82. 2013

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  1. ncbi request reprint An in vitro assessment of the antibacterial effect of garlic (Allium sativum) on bacterial isolates from wound infections
    Belay Tessema
    University of Gondar, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, School of Medical Laboratory Technology, P O Box 196, Gondar, Ethiopia
    Ethiop Med J 44:385-9. 2006
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  2. doi request reprint Increased resistance of Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates to antimicrobial drugs, at a referral hospital in north-west Ethiopia
    Sebhat Erqou
    Downing College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 1DQ, UK
    Trop Doct 38:110-2. 2008
    ..Furthermore, the isolates appear to be acquiring an increasing resistance to crystalline penicillin, cotrimoxazole and ampicillin. This situation needs immediate attention...
  3. doi request reprint Clade homogeneity and Pol gene polymorphisms in chronically HIV-1 infected antiretroviral treatment naive patients after the roll out of ART in Ethiopia
    Andargachew Mulu
    Institute of Virology, Leipzig University Leipzig, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 14:158. 2014
    ..This study was aimed to determine the molecular characterization and pre-antiretroviral treatment resistance mutations among HIV-1 chronically infected ART naïve patients after the roll out of ART in Ethiopia...
  4. doi request reprint Virological efficacy and immunological recovery among Ethiopian HIV-1 infected adults and children
    Andargachew Mulu
    Department of Microbiology, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Gondar, Gondar, Ethiopia
    BMC Infect Dis 14:28. 2014
    ..This study evaluates the virological efficacy and immunological recovery of HIV/AIDS patients under ART...
  5. pmc Micronutrient levels and nutritional status of school children living in Northwest Ethiopia
    Bemnet Amare
    Department of Medical Biochemistry, University of Gondar, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Gondar, Ethiopia
    Nutr J 11:108. 2012
    ..The present study was designed to evaluate the relationship between multiple micronutrient levels and nutritional status among school children...
  6. pmc Epidemiological and clinical correlates of malaria-helminth co-infections in Southern Ethiopia
    Andargachew Mulu
    School of Biomedical and Laboratory Sciences, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Gondar, P O Box 196, Gondar, Ethiopia
    Malar J 12:227. 2013
    ..Therefore, this study was conducted to assess the effects of intestinal helminth infections on the epidemiology and clinical patterns of malaria in southern Ethiopia where both infections are prevalent...
  7. pmc Potential risk of HIV transmission in barbering practice in Ethiopia: from public health and microbiological perspectives
    Fantahun Biadgelegn
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Medical Faculty, Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
    BMC Public Health 12:707. 2012
    ..HIV and other blood borne infections can be transmitted through the use of improperly sterilized and disinfected sharp equipments...
  8. pmc Nutritional status and dietary intake of urban residents in Gondar, Northwest Ethiopia
    Bemnet Amare
    Department of Medical Biochemistry, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Gondar, Gondar, Ethiopia
    BMC Public Health 12:752. 2012
    ..Therefore, the present study was aimed at evaluating the dietary intake and nutritional status of urban residents in Northwest Ethiopia...
  9. pmc Nutritional status, intestinal parasite infection and allergy among school children in northwest Ethiopia
    Bemnet Amare
    Collage of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Medical Biochemistry, University of Gondar, Gondar, Ethiopia
    BMC Pediatr 13:7. 2013
    ..The present study was therefore designed to evaluate the relationship between nutritional status, parasite infection and prevalence of allergy among school children...
  10. pmc Frequent detection of 'azole' resistant Candida species among late presenting AIDS patients in northwest Ethiopia
    Andargachew Mulu
    Department of Microbiology, Parasitology and Immunology, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Gondar, Gondar, Ethiopia
    BMC Infect Dis 13:82. 2013
    ..This study determines the species diversity and in vitro susceptibility of Candida isolates from late presenting AIDS patients in northwest Ethiopia...
  11. pmc Seroprevalence of hepatitis B and C viruses among medical waste handlers at Gondar town Health institutions, Northwest Ethiopia
    Belay Anagaw
    Department of Medical Microbiology, School of Biomedical and Laboratory Sciences, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Gondar, Gondar, Ethiopia
    BMC Res Notes 5:55. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  12. pmc Intestinal parasitosis and shigellosis among diarrheal patients in Gondar teaching hospital, northwest Ethiopia
    Kahsay Huruy
    Department of Medical Laboratory Technology, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Gondar, Ethiopia
    BMC Res Notes 4:472. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  13. pmc Seroprevalence of HIV, HBV, HCV and syphilis infections among blood donors at Gondar University Teaching Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia: declining trends over a period of five years
    Belay Tessema
    Department of Medical Laboratory Technology, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Gondar, Gondar, Ethiopia
    BMC Infect Dis 10:111. 2010
    ..This study aimed to determine the seroprevalence, risk factors and trends of HIV, HBV, HCV and syphilis infections among blood donors over a period of five years at Gondar University Teaching Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia...
  14. pmc Magnitude and determinants of nonadherence and nonreadiness to highly active antiretroviral therapy among people living with HIV/AIDS in Northwest Ethiopia: a cross - sectional study
    Belay Tessema
    Department of Medical Laboratory Technology, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Gondar, Gondar, Ethiopia
    AIDS Res Ther 7:2. 2010
    ..Several factors associated with nonadherance and nonreadiness to HAART were identified. Efforts to minimize nonadherence and nonreadiness to HAART should be integrated in to regular clinical follow up of patients...
  15. pmc Immune restoration disease and changes in CD4+ T-cell count in HIV- infected patients during highly active antiretroviral therapy at Zewditu memorial hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Kahsay Huruy
    Department of Medical Laboratory Technology, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Gondar, Ethiopia
    AIDS Res Ther 7:46. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  16. doi request reprint Effect of Ethiopian multiflora honey on fluconazole-resistant Candida species isolated from the oral cavity of AIDS patients
    A Mulu
    Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, University of Gondar, Gondar
    Int J STD AIDS 21:741-5. 2010
    ..This supports the existing folkloric practice of using honey to treat oral lesions. Nevertheless, identification of the bioactive agents in honey, their clinical evaluation and pharmacological standardization are crucial...
  17. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of syphilis and HIV-1 during pregnancy in a teaching hospital in northwest Ethiopia
    Andargachew Mulu
    Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, Gondar College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Gondar, Gondar, Ethiopia
    Jpn J Infect Dis 60:193-5. 2007
    ..The data indicated a relatively declined prevalence of syphilis and HIV-1 among pregnant women in an urban antenatal clinic. However, incidence and behavioral studies are required to substantiate the findings...
  18. pmc Vitamin A deficiency during pregnancy of HIV infected and non-infected women in tropical settings of Northwest Ethiopia
    Andargachew Mulu
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Gondar, Gondar, Ethiopia
    BMC Public Health 11:569. 2011
    ..Therefore, the present study was aimed at determining the level of serum vitamin A and VAD among pregnant women with and without HIV infection in tropical settings of Northwest Ethiopia...
  19. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B virus infection among people attending the voluntary counselling and testing centre and anti-retroviral therapy clinic of St Paul's General Specialised Hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    T Shimelis
    Department of Medical Laboratory Technology, Hawassa University, PO Box 27799 1000, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Sex Transm Infect 84:37-41. 2008
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome among HIV/AIDS patients during highly active antiretroviral therapy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Kahsay Huruy
    Department of Medical Laboratory Technology, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Gondar, Gondar, Ethiopia
    Jpn J Infect Dis 61:205-9. 2008
    ..Further prospective surveys on epidemiological, immunological, microbial and clinical studies are imperative to assess the proportion and pattern of IRIS and effect of HAART in Ethiopia...
  21. doi request reprint Serum zinc, copper, selenium, calcium, and magnesium levels in pregnant and non-pregnant women in Gondar, Northwest Ethiopia
    Afework Kassu
    Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Gondar, P O Box 196, Gondar, Ethiopia
    Biol Trace Elem Res 122:97-106. 2008
    ..The high prevalence of micronutrient deficiencies in pregnant and non-pregnant women in Gondar, Ethiopia warrants the need for strategies on prevention and control of the deficiencies...
  22. ncbi request reprint The invitro assessment of antibacterial effect of papaya seed extract against bacterial pathogens isolated from urine, wound and stool
    Gizachew Yismaw
    Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, The University of Gondar, Gondar, Ethiopia
    Ethiop Med J 46:71-7. 2008
    ..Carica papaya family Caricaceacae is one of the herbal remedies, which has recently become a subject of research focus. It is used in traditional medicine for variety of purposes in treating infectious and noninfectious diseases...
  23. ncbi request reprint Pattern and multiple drug resistance of bacterial pathogens isolated from wound infection at University of Gondar Teaching Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia
    Andargachew Mulu
    Department of Microbiology, Gondar College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Gondar, P O Box 196, Gondar, Ethiopia
    Ethiop Med J 44:125-31. 2006
    ..The aim of this study is to assess the pattern of bacterial pathogens from wound infection and their susceptibility to common antibiotics...
  24. ncbi request reprint Skin sensitivity reactions to some allergens in different population groups of Ethiopian subjects
    Kassahun Desalegn
    Department of Dermatology, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Gondar, Ethiopia
    Int J Environ Health Res 17:397-406. 2007
    ..038). The results demonstrate a high prevalence of allergic reactions to the few allergens tested. Further studies using several allergens are recommended to substantiate this finding...
  25. ncbi request reprint Assessment of physical conditions and current practice in laboratories carrying out sputum smear microscopy in Northwest Ethiopia
    Andargachew Mulu
    Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, University of Gondar, PO Box 196, Gondar, Ethiopia
    Trop Doct 35:215-7. 2005
    ..Laboratory safety standards need to be improved, to minimize the risk of infection. In addition, there is an urgent need for education, training and supervision of the staff involved in sputum microscopy...
  26. ncbi request reprint Pridominant isolates of urinary tract pathogens and their antimicrobial susceptiblity patterns in Gondar University Teaching Hospital, nothwest Ethiopia
    Belay Tessema
    Ethiop Med J 45:61-7. 2007
    ..Urinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the most common bacterial infections encountered by clinicians in developing countries. Although UTI seldom leads to complications, it can cause significant morbidity and mortality...
  27. ncbi request reprint Determination of urinary iodine excretion to assess iodine deficiency level and iodine intake in primary school children, Bahir Dar, northwest Ethiopia
    Belay Bezabih
    Reigion 3 Health Research Laboratory, P O Box 641, Bahir Dar
    Ethiop Med J 45:377-82. 2007
    ..Iodine deficiency is a major public health problem all over the world, particularly among preschool children and pregnant women in low-income countries like Ethiopia and it is known to be the most common cause of preventable brain damage...
  28. ncbi request reprint Invitro antibacterial activity of crude preparation of myrtle (Myrtus communis) on common human pathogens
    Genetu Alem
    Ethiop Med J 46:63-9. 2008
    ..Myrtle "Addus" (Myrtus communis) has long history as a traditional medicine/or different infectious disease by many peoples of the world and in Ethiopia too...