Prevalence Of Malaria Parasite And Hiv Infection In Federal Medical Centre Umuahia, Abia State.

ATUONWU | 62 pages (10302 words) | Projects
Zoology | Co Authors: CHDIEBUBE JOSHUA

ABSTRACT

Malaria is a Vector-borne disease that is widespread in tropical and subtropical regions; it is transmitted by female anopheles mosquitoes. Malaria kills millions of people every year, and it is a hindrance to economic development. Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is an infection that causes Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) which is a life threatening illness. It is spread from person to person by blood contact; it kills millions of people every year. The prevalence of malaria parasite and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection in Federal Medical Centre, Umuahia was investigated using serological techniques, stat pack (Unigold Kit) to determine HIV and Quality blood control method for malaria parasite of the 100 patients screened for both HIV infection and Malaria parasite, 72 (72%) were infected with malaria parasite, 20 (20%) were infected with HIV . and 8 (8%) had both malaria parasite and HIV infection. The inference drawn from the analysis using Chi square at 95% confidence level shows that the rate of prevalence of malaria parasite is high over that of HIV infection. On the effect of marital status and age there was no significance effect in the prevalence of malaria parasite and HIV infection.

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APA

ATUONWU, A (2023). Prevalence Of Malaria Parasite And Hiv Infection In Federal Medical Centre Umuahia, Abia State.. Repository.mouau.edu.ng: Retrieved Feb 27, 2024, from https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/prevalence-of-malaria-parasite-and-hiv-infection-in-federal-medical-centre-umuahia-abia-state-7-2

MLA 8th

ATUONWU, ATUONWU. "Prevalence Of Malaria Parasite And Hiv Infection In Federal Medical Centre Umuahia, Abia State." Repository.mouau.edu.ng. Repository.mouau.edu.ng, 11 Oct. 2023, https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/prevalence-of-malaria-parasite-and-hiv-infection-in-federal-medical-centre-umuahia-abia-state-7-2. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

MLA7

ATUONWU, ATUONWU. "Prevalence Of Malaria Parasite And Hiv Infection In Federal Medical Centre Umuahia, Abia State.". Repository.mouau.edu.ng, Repository.mouau.edu.ng, 11 Oct. 2023. Web. 27 Feb. 2024. < https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/prevalence-of-malaria-parasite-and-hiv-infection-in-federal-medical-centre-umuahia-abia-state-7-2 >.

Chicago

ATUONWU, ATUONWU. "Prevalence Of Malaria Parasite And Hiv Infection In Federal Medical Centre Umuahia, Abia State." Repository.mouau.edu.ng (2023). Accessed 27 Feb. 2024. https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/prevalence-of-malaria-parasite-and-hiv-infection-in-federal-medical-centre-umuahia-abia-state-7-2

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