Pathology and Laboratory Medicine


Volume 2, Issue 1, June 2018

  • Primary Intraspinal Extradural Hydatid Cyst of the Dorsal Region: A Case Report

    Mouhibe Hanane, El Mezouari El Mostafa, Redouane Rhoukhsi, Redouane Moutaj

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, June 2018
    Pages: 1-4
    Received: 7 January 2017
    Accepted: 27 April 2017
    Published: 7 May 2018
    Abstract: Primarily extradural localization is exceptional posing problems of differential diagnosis even in hydatid endemic countries. We report a case of primary intraspinal extradural hydatid cyst of the dorsal region causing spinal cord compression. The 12-year-old child, living in a rural area with no significant antecedent, presented with gradually inc... Show More
  • Abo Blood Variants of Selected Babcock University Students and Their Link with Malaria Parasitaemia

    Otajevwo Festus Dafinone, Owodunni Olasope Mumeen

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, June 2018
    Pages: 5-14
    Received: 16 March 2017
    Accepted: 28 April 2017
    Published: 9 May 2018
    Abstract: Five milliliters (5ml) of venous whole blood was collected from one hundred and eighty three students made up of 93(50.8%) male and 90(49.2%) female students of Babcock University, Ilishan Remo randomly selected across various Departments. Whole blood samples were dispensed into sequestrinized (EDTA anticoagulated) blood containers, properly mixed ... Show More
  • FOXM 1 Expression in Breast Carcinoma and Correlation with Histopathological Staging and Grading

    Rafah Mohamed Jaffar Alkhateeb, Salim Rasheed Alaubaidy

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, June 2018
    Pages: 15-19
    Received: 13 March 2018
    Accepted: 11 April 2018
    Published: 17 May 2018
    Abstract: FOXM1 (Forkhead box protein M1) promoted EMT (Epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition) in breast cancer by binding and activation of the promoter of SLUG gene. that FOXM1 promotes breast cancer metastases by activation of the TGF-β pathway with through interaction SMAD3 (this prevented E3 ubiquitin-protein ligase transcriptional intermediary factor 1 ... Show More
  • Prevalence of Epstein–Barr Virus in Patients with Ulcerative Colitis Using Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

    Maryam Derakhshan, Pegah Hedayat, Rozhan Mohammadi, Amirsajad Barahimi

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, June 2018
    Pages: 20-24
    Received: 22 June 2018
    Accepted: 3 August 2018
    Published: 10 September 2018
    Abstract: Ulcerative colitis (UC) is still controversial and recent researches referred to the role of infectious factors such as EBV in this disease, but the relationship between EBV and UC has not yet been proven. Therefore, the present study evaluates the prevalence of EBV in patients with UC and comparison with control group by Polymerase Chain Reaction ... Show More
  • Epidemiology of Amoebas in Marrakech (Morocco): Experience of Parasitology Service from the Military Hospital Avicenne

    Mouayche Ikhlas, Moutaj Redouane, El Mezouari El Mostafa

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, June 2018
    Pages: 25-29
    Received: 15 August 2018
    Accepted: 5 September 2018
    Published: 27 September 2018
    Abstract: Amoebiasis is the third leading cause of parasite mortality and morbidity worldwide and still remains a serious public health problem today. In order to determine the epidemiological profile of amoebae and intestinal amoebiasis in the population of Marrakech. This is a prospective study on the results of parasitological examinations of stool (EPS) ... Show More