Uduak Okomo

Summary

Affiliation: Medical Research Council Laboratories
Country: The Gambia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Fluid replacement therapy for acute episodes of pain in people with sickle cell disease
    U Okomo
    Clinical Services, Medical Research Council Laboratories, Atlantic Boulevard, Fajara, Gambia, P O Box 273
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2007
  2. pmc Bacterial Isolates and Antibiotic Sensitivity among Gambian Children with Severe Acute Malnutrition
    Uduak A Okomo
    Medical Research Council UK Laboratories, Atlantic Road, Fajara, P O Box 273, Banjul, Gambia
    Int J Pediatr 2011:825123. 2011
  3. pmc Mortality and loss to programme before antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected children eligible for treatment in The Gambia, West Africa
    Uduak Okomo
    Medical Research Council UK Laboratories, Atlantic Road, Fajara, P, O, Box 273, Banjul, The Gambia
    AIDS Res Ther 9:28. 2012
  4. pmc Treatment outcomes among HIV-1 and HIV-2 infected children initiating antiretroviral therapy in a concentrated low prevalence setting in West Africa
    Uduak Okomo
    Medical Research Council UK Laboratories, Fajara, Banjul, The Gambia
    BMC Pediatr 12:95. 2012
  5. pmc Antimalarial drug prescribing practice in private and public health facilities in South-east Nigeria: a descriptive study
    Martin Meremikwu
    Institute of Tropical Diseases Research and Prevention, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria
    Malar J 6:55. 2007
  6. pmc Pre-treatment mortality and loss-to-follow-up in HIV-1, HIV-2 and HIV-1/HIV-2 dually infected patients eligible for antiretroviral therapy in The Gambia, West Africa
    Toyin Togun
    Medical Research Council The Gambia Unit, Fajara, P, O, Box 273 Banjul, The Gambia
    AIDS Res Ther 8:24. 2011

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Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Fluid replacement therapy for acute episodes of pain in people with sickle cell disease
    U Okomo
    Clinical Services, Medical Research Council Laboratories, Atlantic Boulevard, Fajara, Gambia, P O Box 273
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2007
    ..Extra fluids are routinely given as adjunct treatment, regardless of the individual's state of hydration with the aim of slowing or stopping the sickling process and thereby alleviating pain...
  2. pmc Bacterial Isolates and Antibiotic Sensitivity among Gambian Children with Severe Acute Malnutrition
    Uduak A Okomo
    Medical Research Council UK Laboratories, Atlantic Road, Fajara, P O Box 273, Banjul, Gambia
    Int J Pediatr 2011:825123. 2011
    ..4% (27/32) to penicillin and/or gentamicin. Conclusions. A combination of ampicillin and gentamicin provides adequate antibiotic cover for severely malnourished children in The Gambia...
  3. pmc Mortality and loss to programme before antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected children eligible for treatment in The Gambia, West Africa
    Uduak Okomo
    Medical Research Council UK Laboratories, Atlantic Road, Fajara, P, O, Box 273, Banjul, The Gambia
    AIDS Res Ther 9:28. 2012
    ..Losses to follow-up (LTFU) and death in the interval between diagnosis and initiation of ART profoundly limit this strategy. This study explores correlates of LTFU and death prior to ART initiation among children...
  4. pmc Treatment outcomes among HIV-1 and HIV-2 infected children initiating antiretroviral therapy in a concentrated low prevalence setting in West Africa
    Uduak Okomo
    Medical Research Council UK Laboratories, Fajara, Banjul, The Gambia
    BMC Pediatr 12:95. 2012
    ..We describe treatment outcomes among HIV-1 and HIV-2 infected children initiating cART in a research clinic in The Gambia, West Africa...
  5. pmc Antimalarial drug prescribing practice in private and public health facilities in South-east Nigeria: a descriptive study
    Martin Meremikwu
    Institute of Tropical Diseases Research and Prevention, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria
    Malar J 6:55. 2007
    ..As clinicians in the private sector are responsible for attending a large proportion of the population ill with malaria, this study compared prescribing in the private and public sector in one State in Nigeria prior to promoting ACTs...
  6. pmc Pre-treatment mortality and loss-to-follow-up in HIV-1, HIV-2 and HIV-1/HIV-2 dually infected patients eligible for antiretroviral therapy in The Gambia, West Africa
    Toyin Togun
    Medical Research Council The Gambia Unit, Fajara, P, O, Box 273 Banjul, The Gambia
    AIDS Res Ther 8:24. 2011
    ..This study aims to determine pre-treatment mortality rate and predictors of pre-treatment mortality among ART-eligible adult patients in a West Africa clinic-based cohort...