Tag: Abakaliki.

Critical Study on Prevalence of Bacterial Vaginosis among Antenatal Patients at Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki, South East Nigeria

The most common cause of vaginal discharge in women of child-bearing age is bacterial vaginosis (BV). Of these women, about half are asymptomatic. Adverse effects are consistently associated with pregnancy and puerperium bacterial vaginosis. In order to analyze the prevalence, this study involved recruiting 230 participants and screening them...
Read More

Comparative Nutritional and Phytochemical Evaluation of the Aerial and Underground Tubers of Air Potato (Dioscorea bulbifera) Available in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Nigeria: Detailed Study

The wild yam species (Dioscorea bulbifera), known as edu in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Nigeria, has two types of edible tubers (underground tubers and aerial bulbils) produced simultaneously by the same plant. The yam species is highly neglected in the region such that it is only consumed in the rural...
Read More