Dora Mbanya

Summary

Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Use of quality rapid diagnostic testing for safe blood transfusion in resource-limited settings
    D Mbanya
    Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaounde I, Yaounde, Cameroon
    Clin Microbiol Infect 19:416-21. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Barriers and enablers to introducing comprehensive patient blood management in the hospital
    Dora Mbanya
    Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Haematology and Transfusion, University of Yaounde I, Melen, Centre Province, Cameroon
    Biologicals 40:205-8. 2012
  3. pmc HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders in sub-Saharan Africa: a pilot study in Cameroon
    Georgette D Kanmogne
    Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Neurosciences, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
    BMC Neurol 10:60. 2010
  4. pmc Current status of HIV/AIDS in Cameroon: how effective are control strategies?
    Dora Mbanya
    Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaounde I, Cameroon
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 5:378-83. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint [Causes of anaemia in African children aged 5 to 10 years]
    Dora Mbanya
    Centre hospitalier et universitaire de Yaoundé, BP 4806 Yaoundé, Universite de Yaounde I, BP 1364 Cameroun
    Sante 18:227-30. 2008
  6. pmc Risk factors for transmission of HIV in a hospital environment of Yaoundé, Cameroon
    Dora Mbanya
    Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaounde I, Cameroon
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:2085-100. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of HIV-1infection on survival in patients with haematological malignancies in Yaoundeé, Cameroon
    D N Mbanya
    Department of Haematology, Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaoundeé I, Yaoundeé, B P 8046, Cameroon
    Trop Doct 37:151-2. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Monitoring antiretroviral therapy in HIV/AIDS patients in resource-limited settings: CD4 counts or total lymphocyte counts?
    Dora Mbanya
    Department of Haematology, Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaounde I, BP 8046, Yaounde, Cameroon
    Int J Infect Dis 11:157-60. 2007
  9. pmc Molecular characterization of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) and HIV-2 in Yaounde, Cameroon: evidence of major drug resistance mutations in newly diagnosed patients infected with subtypes other than subtype B
    Nicaise Ndembi
    Laboratory of Hematology and Virology, Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaounde I, Yaounde, Cameroon
    J Clin Microbiol 46:177-84. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Reduction of the risk of transfusion-transmitted human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection by using an HIV antigen/antibody combination assay in blood donation screening in Cameroon
    Claude Tayou Tagny
    Hematology Unit and Transfusion Service, University Teaching Hospital, the Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaounde I, Yaounde, Cameroon
    Transfusion 51:184-90. 2011

Collaborators

  • Jean Jacques Lefrere
  • Nicaise Ndembi
  • George M Ikomey
  • Julius Atashili
  • Adaora A Adimora
  • Eric J Arts
  • Edward Murphy
  • Andre P Kengne
  • Catherine A Brennan
  • Gerald Schochetman
  • Yasuhito Tanaka
  • K Numazaki
  • Claude Tayou Tagny
  • Lazare Kaptue
  • Julie Yamaguchi
  • Charlotte Ngansop
  • Ka Cheung Luk
  • Sushil G Devare
  • Noella M Njabanou
  • Syria Laperche
  • Georgette D Kanmogne
  • Lutz Gurtler
  • John Hackett
  • Priscilla Swanson
  • Vera Holzmayer
  • Ruthie Coffey
  • Lutz G Gürtler
  • Ana Vallari
  • Yusuke Koizumi
  • Hiroshi Ichimura
  • Fuat Kurbanov
  • Thompson N Kinge
  • Dorothee Etogo
  • Charles A Kefie
  • Enow R Mbu
  • Peter M Ndumbe
  • J C Mbanya
  • Lionel Leballais
  • Roland Doh
  • Fidele Binam
  • Lucette A Cysique
  • Ronald J Ellis
  • John A McCutchan
  • Robert K Heaton
  • Julius Y Fonsah
  • Callixte T Kuate
  • Emilienne Nchindap
  • Alfred K Njamnshi
  • Donald R Franklin
  • Sabine Eta
  • Dora M Njamnshi
  • Jean Baptiste Tapko
  • Hermine Gayum
  • Marcelline Ngounoue Djuidje
  • Donatien Kamdem
  • Raphael Lwembe
  • Pierre Bodelle
  • Seiji Kageyama
  • Yoshihide Fujiyama
  • Michiko Miyashita
  • Tomoyuki Miura
  • Leopold Zekeng
  • Kei Fujiwara
  • Masanori Hayami
  • Eiji Ido
  • Masashi Mizokami
  • Fuminaka Sugauchi
  • E Sobngwi

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. doi request reprint Use of quality rapid diagnostic testing for safe blood transfusion in resource-limited settings
    D Mbanya
    Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaounde I, Yaounde, Cameroon
    Clin Microbiol Infect 19:416-21. 2013
    ..Thus, despite its limitations, rapid diagnostic testing continues to contribute significantly to blood safety, as a cost-effective means of enhancing screening for TTIs and reducing their transmission in resource-limited rural settings...
  2. doi request reprint Barriers and enablers to introducing comprehensive patient blood management in the hospital
    Dora Mbanya
    Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Haematology and Transfusion, University of Yaounde I, Melen, Centre Province, Cameroon
    Biologicals 40:205-8. 2012
    ..The implications in developing countries may have other peculiarities...
  3. pmc HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders in sub-Saharan Africa: a pilot study in Cameroon
    Georgette D Kanmogne
    Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Neurosciences, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
    BMC Neurol 10:60. 2010
    ..The objectives of this study were to determine whether Western neuropsychological (NP) methods are appropriate for use in Cameroon, and to evaluate cognitive function in a sample of HIV-infected adults...
  4. pmc Current status of HIV/AIDS in Cameroon: how effective are control strategies?
    Dora Mbanya
    Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaounde I, Cameroon
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 5:378-83. 2008
    ..Some results obtained show that there has been significantly positive outcomes noted in the various arms of intervention by the Cameroon government...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Causes of anaemia in African children aged 5 to 10 years]
    Dora Mbanya
    Centre hospitalier et universitaire de Yaoundé, BP 4806 Yaoundé, Universite de Yaounde I, BP 1364 Cameroun
    Sante 18:227-30. 2008
    ..8%). Protein-calorie malnutrition was rare and was not associated with anemia. We conclude that both malaria and sickle cell anaemia play an important role in anaemia in children aged 5-10 years...
  6. pmc Risk factors for transmission of HIV in a hospital environment of Yaoundé, Cameroon
    Dora Mbanya
    Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaounde I, Cameroon
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:2085-100. 2010
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of HIV-1infection on survival in patients with haematological malignancies in Yaoundeé, Cameroon
    D N Mbanya
    Department of Haematology, Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaoundeé I, Yaoundeé, B P 8046, Cameroon
    Trop Doct 37:151-2. 2007
    ..05 deaths per year and a median of survival of 15 (6-27) months. However, the hazard ratio for HIV-infected patients to die was not statistically different from that of uninfected patients (1.3, 95% confidence interval: 0.9-2.0)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Monitoring antiretroviral therapy in HIV/AIDS patients in resource-limited settings: CD4 counts or total lymphocyte counts?
    Dora Mbanya
    Department of Haematology, Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaounde I, BP 8046, Yaounde, Cameroon
    Int J Infect Dis 11:157-60. 2007
    ....
  9. pmc Molecular characterization of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) and HIV-2 in Yaounde, Cameroon: evidence of major drug resistance mutations in newly diagnosed patients infected with subtypes other than subtype B
    Nicaise Ndembi
    Laboratory of Hematology and Virology, Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaounde I, Yaounde, Cameroon
    J Clin Microbiol 46:177-84. 2008
    ..3%) group M samples. None of the patients had any history of ART exposure. Population surveillance of transmitted HIV drug resistance is required and should be included to aid in the development of appropriate guidelines...
  10. doi request reprint Reduction of the risk of transfusion-transmitted human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection by using an HIV antigen/antibody combination assay in blood donation screening in Cameroon
    Claude Tayou Tagny
    Hematology Unit and Transfusion Service, University Teaching Hospital, the Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaounde I, Yaounde, Cameroon
    Transfusion 51:184-90. 2011
    ..Improving blood safety without introducing nucleic acid testing in blood screening may be possible using antigen/antibody (Ag/Ab) combination assays, especially in resource-poor countries...
  11. ncbi request reprint Screening for hepatitis C virus infection in a high prevalence country by an antigen/antibody combination assay versus a rapid test
    Claude Tayou Tagny
    University Hospital Center, Haematology and Blood Bank Service, Yaounde, Cameroon Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaounde I, Cameroon
    J Virol Methods 199:119-23. 2014
    ..However, better Ag/Ab test sensitivity compared to RT supports the implementation of these newer immunoassays for HCV screening in the African blood bank setting. ..
  12. ncbi request reprint Blood safety in Sub-Saharan Africa: a multi-factorial problem
    Claude Tayou Tagny
    University Teaching Hospital and Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Yaounde, Cameroon
    Transfusion 48:1256-61. 2008
    ..Specific solutions for the African continent need to be developed and implemented. This paper examines the current status and difficulties of blood safety in Africa and reviews available data on transfusion medicine in the region...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Aetiologic factors and clinical features associated with thrombocytopenia in Cameroonese adults: the importance of Plasmodium falciparum malaria]
    Dora Mbanya
    Departement d Hematologie, Faculté de médecine et des sciences biomédicales, Universite de Yaounde I, BP 8046, Cameroun
    Sante 12:331-5. 2002
    ..No other haemostatic abnormalities were observed. It may be cost-effective for patients with low platelet counts in malarial regions to be systematically screened for malaria parasites...
  14. ncbi request reprint Serological findings amongst first-time blood donors in Yaoundé, Cameroon: is safe donation a reality or a myth?
    D N Mbanya
    Department of Haematology, University of Yaounde I, Yaounde, Cameroon
    Transfus Med 13:267-73. 2003
    ..Furthermore, donors with a history of sexually transmitted infections should be totally excluded from all donations...
  15. doi request reprint Sexual behavior of HIV-positive women in Cameroon
    Noella M Njabanou
    Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaounde I, Yaounde, Cameroon
    J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care 12:98-102. 2013
    ..Although HIV-positive women tend to adopt less risky behavior after HIV diagnosis, a substantial proportion of sexually active ones still have risky behaviors. Reinforcing risk reduction programs for these women is imperative...
  16. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes and practices of nursing staff in a rural hospital of Cameroon: how much does the health care provider know about the human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome?
    D N Mbanya
    Department of Haematology, Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaounde, Cameroon
    Int Nurs Rev 48:241-9. 2001
    ..Information, education and communication, and compliance with international working norms, remain essential tools in the control of HIV/AIDS spread in our hospital settings...
  17. ncbi request reprint HLA-DRB1, -DQA1, -DQB1 and DPB1 susceptibility alleles in Cameroonian type 1 diabetes patients and controls
    J C Mbanya
    Centre Hospitalier et Universitaire Yaoundé and Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaounde, Cameroon
    Eur J Immunogenet 28:459-62. 2001
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Blood safety begins with safe donations: update among blood donors in Yaounde, Cameroon
    D N Mbanya
    Department of Haematology, Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaounde I, Yaounde, Cameroon
    Transfus Med 15:395-9. 2005
    ..Raising the alarm through the dissemination of alarming statistics and continuous sensitization of the community remain strategies for attempting to provide a solution to a long-standing but dangerous problem...
  19. doi request reprint Near full-length genome characterization of an HIV type 1 CRF25_cpx strain from Cameroon
    Ka Cheung Luk
    Abbott Diagnostics, AIDS Research and Retrovirus Discovery, Abbott Park, Illinois 60064, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 24:1309-14. 2008
    ..The epidemiological significance of CRF25_cpx strains is unknown; however, the availability of additional genomic sequences will improve our understanding of the overall genetic diversity within this recombinant form of HIV-1...
  20. ncbi request reprint Near full-length genome characterization of three additional HIV type 1 CRF13_cpx strains from Cameroon
    Ka Cheung Luk
    Abbott Diagnostics, AIDS Research and Retrovirus Discovery, Abbott Laboratories, 100 Abbott Park Road, Abbott Park, IL 60064, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 23:297-302. 2007
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Emergence of antiretroviral therapy resistance-associated primary mutations among drug-naive HIV-1-infected individuals in rural western Cameroon
    Yusuke Koizumi
    Department of Viral Infection and International Health, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:15-22. 2006
    ..Follow-up studies should be conducted to assess whether these drug-resistant mutants found as minor populations might impact future ART...
  22. ncbi request reprint Identification of HIV type 1 group N infections in a husband and wife in Cameroon: viral genome sequences provide evidence for horizontal transmission
    Julie Yamaguchi
    Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, Illinois 60064 6015, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 22:83-92. 2006
    ..Although group N infections continue to be rare, group N is a pathogenic virus and its prevalence needs to be monitored...
  23. ncbi request reprint A new subtype (subgenotype) Ac (A3) of hepatitis B virus and recombination between genotypes A and E in Cameroon
    Fuat Kurbanov
    Department of Clinical Molecular Informative Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kawasumi, Mizuho, Nagoya 467 8601, Japan
    J Gen Virol 86:2047-56. 2005
    ..Further cohort studies will be required to assess detailed epidemiological, virological and clinical characteristics of HBV/Ac (A3), as well as its recombinant form...
  24. doi request reprint HIV type 2 intergroup recombinant identified in Cameroon
    Julie Yamaguchi
    Abbott Diagnostics, Abbott Park, Illinois 60064, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 24:86-91. 2008
    ..Similar to HIV-1, HIV-2 intergroup recombination is an indication that coinfection with more than one strain has occurred in individuals and is a mechanism that increases strain genetic diversity...