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Dr. Dorathy Chioma Okpokam

Lecturer 1
Medical Laboratory Science
okpokamdora@unical.edu.ng

A Ph.D Holder, who is also a Principal Medical Laboratory Scientist in the Department of Medical Laboratory Science, Faculty of Allied Sciences, University of Calabar. Primary Specialization in Haematology & Blood Group Serology; Specialty in Immunohaematology and Haemostasis.

Okpokam D. C., Osim E. E. and Usanga E. A.Prevalence of Iron Deficiency Anaemia among Male Frequent Blood Donors in Blood Donor Bleeding Bay in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. Nigeria Journal of Physiological Sciences. 2013, 28(2): 235 – 236.


Okpokam D. C., Emeribe A. O., Akpotuzor J. O.Frequency of Blood Donation and Iron Stores of Blood Donors in Calabar, Cross River, Nigeria. International Journal of Biomedical Laboratory Science (IJBLS) Vol.1 No. 1: 40 – 43 July, 2012.


Josephine O. Akpotuzor, E. C. Akwiwu, D. C. Okpokam and P. KeunmoeAnalyses of Haematological Malignancies Records from University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria (1983 - 2008). International Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences, 7(1): 133 – 136, 2011.


J. O. Akpotuzor, C. Isong, D. C. Okpokam and M. H. EtukudoLevels of Serum Iron, Total Iron Binding Capacity, Transferrin Saturation Fraction and Packed Cell Volume of Blood Donors In Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. Pakistan Journal of Nutrition 7(3): 500 – 502, 2008.


J. O. Akpotuzor, O. Eke, D.C. Okpokam and M. H. EtukudoComparative Study of Serum iron, Total Iron Binding Capacity and transferrin Saturation Fraction Levels in Two Groups of Nigerians in Different Socio-Economic Classes. Pakistan Journal of Nutrition 6(6): 669 – 671, 2007.


Okafor Ifeyinwa M., Antai A. B., Okpokam Dorathy C. and Usanga E. A.Soluble Transferrin Receptor as a Marker in the Diagnosis of Deficiency Anaemia in Pregnancy: A study in Calabar, Nigeria. International Journal of Biomedical Laboratory Science (IJBLS) 2014 Vo1. 3, No. 2:41-46


Okpokam D. C., Ani E. J., Okafor M. I., Okpokam O. E., Osim E. E. and Emeribe A. O.Changes in some biochemical iron-related parameters following repeated blood donation among 184 male subjects in University of Calabar Teaching Hospital Blood Donor Bay, Calabar, Nigeria. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine; 2014, Volume 13(1): 67 – 79.


D. C. Okpokam, M. Kooffreh-Ada, Z. A. Okhormhe, E. N. Akpabio, J. O. Akpotuzor and V. N. NnaHepatitis D Virus in Chronic Liver Disease Patients with Hepatitis B Surface Antigen in University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria. British Journal of Medicine and Medical Research; 2015, 6(3): 312-318.


D. C. Okpokam, M. Kooffreh-Ada, Z. A. Okhormhe, N. A. Ernest, V. U. NnaSensitivity comparison between rapid one-step test strip and ELISA methods in detection of HBsAg among selected chronic liver disease patients in University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria. Asian Journal of Medical Sciences. 2015 | Vol 6 | Issue 5


D. C. Okpokam, Z. A. Okhormhe, N. A. Ernest, K. N. Udoh, J. O. Akpotuzor and A. O. Emeribe.Comparative study of some Haematological Parameters of Pregnant Women in Akpabuyo Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria. Der Pharmacia Lettre, 2015, 7 (7):1-5


D. C. Okpokam, E. J. Ani, E. E. Osim, O. E. Okpokam and E. A. Usanga.Various Iron Deficiency Stages among Male Blood Donors in Donor Bleeding Bay Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. British Journal of Medicine and Medical Research 2015; 10(6): 1-7.


I. K. Isong, Z. A. Okhormhe, I. Eze-Bassey, D. C. Okpokam and C. A. O. Usoro.Levels of Prolactin, Progesterone, Estradiol, Luteinizing Hormone and Follicle stimulating hormone in infertile women in Calabar, Nigeria. International Journal of Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2016; 5(3):803 – 807.


I. K. Isong, I. Eze-Bassey, D. C. Okpokam, Z. A. Okhormhe, C. A. O. Usoro and Udoh A. E.The effect of Prolactin, Total Antioxidant Capacity, Antisperm Antibodies and the Presence of Chlamydia trachomatis IgG in Fertile and Infertile Women in Calabar, Nigeria. IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences, 2016, 15(3): 63 – 68.


D. C. Okpokam, I. M. Okafor, J. O. Akpotuzor, V. U. Nna, O. E. Okpokam, E. E. Osim and E. A. Usanga.Response of Cellular Elements to Frequent Blood Donations among Male Subjects in Calabar, Nigeria. Trends in Medical Research 11 (1): 11-19, 2016.


Mbang Kooffreh-Ada, Akaninyene Otu, Henry Okpara, Dorathy Okpokam, Zibril Okhormhe, Soter Ameh and Anele Ihekwaba.A comparison of an Immunochromatographic Technique with Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay for the Detection of Hepatitis B Surface Antigen in Calabar. IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences, 2016, 15(4): 58 – 62.


V. U. Nna, E. O. Ofutet, O. E. Ofem, D. C. Okpokam and E. E. Osim.The quest for an increased genital size drives sex stimulant abuse among male subjects in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. Asian Pacific Journal of Reproduction. 2016; 5(3): 175 – 270.


G. Izuwa, J. O. Akpotuzor, D. C. Okpokam, P. A. Akpan, N. A. Ernest and J. Asuquo.Haemorrheologic and Fibrinolytic Activities of HbSS, HbAS and HbAA Subjects in Abuja. Nigeria Journal of Medical Science; 16 (1-2):32-37, 2016


M. Kooffreh-Ada, D. C. Okpokam, Z. A. Okhormhe, V. U. Nna.Frequency of Hepatitis B and C Co-Infection in Chronic Liver Disease Patients in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. Nigeria Journal of Physiological Science. 31 (June 2016) 043-047


Okafor I. M., Okpokam D. C., Antai A. B. and Usanga E. A.Iron status of pregnant women in rural and urban communities of Cross River State, South-South Nigeria. Nigeria Journal of Physiological Science. 31 (December 2016) 121 – 125.


Idongesit K. Isong, Chinyere A. O. Usoro, Zibril A. Okhormhe, Dorathy C. Okpokam, Christopher E. J. Udiong.Comparison of serum reproductive hormones, antioxidants, PGE2 and PGF2-α between primary and secondary infertile women in Calabar. Asian Pacific Journal of Reproduction 2017; 6(4): 181 – 185.


Paul Columba Inyang-Etoh, Atimanu Helen Agorye, Dorathy Chioma Okpokam, Uloma Opara-Osuoha.Prevalence of malaria and intestinal parasites coinfections and their effect on heamoglobin levels among school-aged children in Bebuatsuan Clan, Obudu, Cross River State, Nigeria. Journal of Medical


Stanley Anyanwu, Imeobong J. Inyang, Enosakhare A. Asemota, Okechi O. Obioma, Dorathy C. Okpokam, Victoria O. Agu.Effect of ethanolic extract of Chromolaena odorata on kidneys and intestines of healthy albino rats. Integrative Medicine Research 6 (2017) pp. 292 – 299.


J. O. Akpotuzor, D. C. Okpokam and M. A. InyamaSome Haematological Parameters of Hepatitis B and C Sero-Positive Prospective Blood Donors in UCTH, Calabar. Vol. 7 No.1 (2007) 26 – 29. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine.

No Results for Research Works done

Showing All Conferences Attended

Physiological Society of Nigeria
Physiological Society of Nigeria XXXVth Annual Scientific Conference at the University of Nigeria Enugu Campus, Enugu.
Start: Wednesday 16th September, 2015
End: Friday 18th September, 2015
Physiological Society of Nigeria
Physiological Society of Nigeria in collaboration with International Union of Physiological Sciences, Lagos State.
Start: Monday 20th October, 2014
End: Friday 24th October, 2014
Association of Medical Laboratory Scientist of Nigeria
Association of Medical Laboratory Scientist of Nigeria, Cross River State Branch; MLSCN Accredited CPD Workshop.
Start: Thursday 29th August, 2013
End: Thursday 29th August, 2013
XXV Congress of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis
XXV Congress of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis and 61st Annual SSC Meeting, Toronto, Canada.
Start: Saturday 20th June, 2015
End: Thursday 25th June, 2015
Virtual Workshop
Virtual Workshop on “Culture of Responsibility” organised by the Association of Medical laboratory Scientist of Nigeria (AMLSN), Cross River State Branch in collaboration with American Society for Microbiology in Calabar.
Start: Tuesday 26th September, 2017
End: Tuesday 26th September, 2017
Introduction to Cochrane Systemic Reviews
Introduction to Cochrane Systemic Reviews Workshop held in Calabar at the Institute of Tropical Diseases Research
Start: Monday 19th June, 2017
End: Tuesday 20th June, 2017
Prevalence of Iron Deficiency Anaemia
“Prevalence of Iron Deficiency Anaemia among Male Frequent Blood Donors in Blood Donor Bleeding Bay in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria.” Presented at the XXXIIIrd Annual Scientific Conference, University of Ibadan, Oyo State.
Start: Wednesday 12th February, 2014
End: Saturday 15th February, 2014
Dr. Bassey Kubiangha Education Foundation’s Health Awareness Seminar
Dr. Bassey Kubiangha Education Foundation’s Health Awareness Seminar on Public Health Update in Cross River State.
Start: Friday 30th May, 2014
End: Friday 30th May, 2014
OMICS 3rd Pre-Conference Workshop
OMICS 3rd Pre-Conference Workshop on Haematology and Blood Disorders, Abuja, Nigeria.
Start: Wednesday 8th July, 2015
End: Saturday 11th July, 2015
MLS Education Workshop
Medical Laboratory Science Education Workshop, Abuja, Nigeria.
Start: Monday 11th March, 2013
End: Saturday 16th March, 2013
Physiological Society of Nigeria AGM/Conference
Physiological Society of Nigeria Annual General Meeting/Conference, Calabar, Nigeria.
Start: Wednesday 12th February, 2014
End: Saturday 15th February, 2014
XXVI Biennial Congress
XXVI Biennial Congress and 63rd Annual Scientific and Standardization Committee (SSC) Meeting of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH), Berlin, Germany.
Start: Saturday 8th July, 2017
End: Thursday 13th July, 2017
Lahor Research Laboratories And Medical Centre
Lahor Research Laboratories And Medical Centre: A Ten-Day workshop on the Practical use of PCR for the Diagnosis of Lassa Fever, Typhoid fever, Malaria Fever and HIV/AIDS, Benin Nigeria.
Start: Friday 26th June, 2009
End: Sunday 5th July, 2009
Haemorrheologic and Fibrinolytic activities of sickle cell subjects in steady and crisis states
“Haemorrheologic and Fibrinolytic activities of sickle cell subjects in steady and crisis states in Abuja Metropolis, Nigeria” Presented at the XXVI Congress of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis
Start: Saturday 8th July, 2017
End: Thursday 13th July, 2017
Annual Public Health Lecture Series on “Spongiform Encephalopathies"
Annual Public Health Lecture Series on “Spongiform Encephalopathies: Disorders of Economic and Public Health Importance; Wither Nigeria? organized by the Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria at UNICAL International Conference Centre, Cross River State, Nigeria.
Start: Friday 5th February, 2016
End: Friday 5th February, 2016
No Results for Grants/Awards Received