Alex K Owusu-Ofori

Summary

Affiliation: University of Liverpool
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Transfusion-transmitted Syphilis in Teaching Hospital, Ghana
    Alex K Owusu-Ofori
    Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:2080-2. 2011
  2. doi Transfusion-transmitted malaria in countries where malaria is endemic: a review of the literature from sub-Saharan Africa
    Alex K Owusu-Ofori
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana
    Clin Infect Dis 51:1192-8. 2010
  3. doi Transfusion-transmitted malaria in Ghana
    Alex K Owusu-Ofori
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana
    Clin Infect Dis 56:1735-41. 2013
  4. pmc Impact of inconsistent policies for transfusion-transmitted malaria on clinical practice in Ghana
    Alex K Owusu-Ofori
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana
    PLoS ONE 7:e34201. 2012

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. pmc Transfusion-transmitted Syphilis in Teaching Hospital, Ghana
    Alex K Owusu-Ofori
    Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:2080-2. 2011
    ..Routine screening of blood donors and refrigeration of donated blood before its use has resulted in only 3 reported cases of transfusion-transmitted syphilis over the past 4 decades (2-6)...
  2. doi Transfusion-transmitted malaria in countries where malaria is endemic: a review of the literature from sub-Saharan Africa
    Alex K Owusu-Ofori
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana
    Clin Infect Dis 51:1192-8. 2010
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  3. doi Transfusion-transmitted malaria in Ghana
    Alex K Owusu-Ofori
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana
    Clin Infect Dis 56:1735-41. 2013
    ..Although the burden of TTM in malaria-endemic countries is unknown, it is recommended that all donated blood is screened for malaria parasites. This study aimed to establish the incidence of TTM and identify a suitable screening test...
  4. pmc Impact of inconsistent policies for transfusion-transmitted malaria on clinical practice in Ghana
    Alex K Owusu-Ofori
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana
    PLoS ONE 7:e34201. 2012
    ..Our study documented how these conflicting policies relating to malaria transmission through blood transfusion impact on clinical practice in a teaching hospital in West Africa...