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Prof. Lydia Abia-Bassey

Professor
Medical Laboratory Science
lydabiab@unical.edu.ng

Professor; Department of Medical Laboratory Science, University of Calabar; UNIT: Medical Microbiology/Parasitology; AREA OF SPECIALIZATION: Medical Mycology; MAJOR RESEARCH INTEREST: Fungal Infections (Dermatophytosis, Candidiasis, Histoplasmosis) and Pathogenicity of Fungi; MINOR RESEARCH AREA: Public Health Microbiology.

Ekanem L. S. and Gugnani H. C. (1987).Etiology of Dermatophytoses amongst school children in Cross River State of Nigeria, Mykosen 30 (10), 493-498.


Akpata L. E., H. C. Gugnani, R. Srivastava, S. J. Utsalo (1990).Pityriasis Versicolor in school children in Cross River State. Mycoses 33 (1112): 549 - 551.

Akpata L. E., H. C. Gugnani and S. J. Utsalo (1992).Dermotamycoses amongst industrial workers in Cross River State of Nigeria, Mykosen 35: 371 - 375.


Gugnani H. C., Akpata L. E., Gugnani M. K., Srivastava R. (1994).Isoconazole nitrate in the treatment of tropical dermatomycoses. Mycoses 37: 39 - 41.


Ekanem I. A., Akpata L., Ikpatt O. F. and Etuk I. S. (1998).Disseminated African Histoplasmosis in an HIV negative child - A case report. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine 1 (2): 61 – 66.


Ekanem E. E. and Akpata L. (1996).Human immunodeficiency Virus Tuberculosis interactions and implications for the African child. Postgraduate Doctor Africa 18 (1): 16 - 18.


Ekanem I. A., Akpata L. S. and Udoaka A. (2002).Prevalence of major determinants of tobacco use among youths in Nigeria. International Journal of Cancer. Suppl 13: 468.


Udo S. M., Oguoma O. O., Akpata L. E and Epoke J. (2003).Aetiology of tinea pedis among diabetics and non-diabetics in Calabar, Nigeria. Global Journal of Medical sciences 2 (1): 33-36.


Asuquo A. E., M. S. Ekpo, J. J. Ekpo and L. Abia-Bassey (2004).Determination of Antibody titres and isolation of Salmonella species in suspected enteric fever patients. J. Med. Lab. Sci 13(2): 38-44.


Asuquo A. E., B. N. Ekwere, S. J. Utsalo and L. Abia-Bassey (2005).Studies on Urine specimens adjudged non-significant for bacteruria. J. Med. Lab. Sci.14 (1): 48-56.


Abia-Bassey L. N. and S.J. Utsalo (2006).Yeast associated with human infections in south–eastern Nigeria. Mycoses 49:510-515.


Abia-Bassey L. N. and D. Tabi (2006).Seropositivity of Hepatitis B among healthcare workers in Calabar, Nigeria. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine 6(2): 36-39.


Umoh A., L. N. Abia-Bassey and A. E. Asuquo (2006).A study on bacteruria in pregnant women attending antenatal clinic in Calabar metropolis, Nigeria. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine 6(2):67-72.


Etukudo M. H. and L. N. Abia-Bassey (2006).Running a Cancer Society in a developing world. UICC World Cancer Congress, Washington D.C. July 8 – 12, 2006. Bridging the Gap: Transforming Knowledge into action. Education/Abstract book Pg 317.

Mofunaya A. J., L. N. Abia-Bassey and J. O. Akpan (2007).Microbial sensitivity of extracts of Mitracarpus scaber. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences 13(1): 89-93.

Abia-Bassey L. N. (2007).Growth assay of Histoplasma capsulatum var duboisii on different cave soil samples. Global Journal Pure and Applied Sciences. 4 (1): 9-11.


Asuquo A. E., L. N. Abia-Bassey, B. P. Thumamo, N. C. Osuchukwu, R. Ejemot-Nelson, M. M. Merimikwu and A. Oyo-Ita (2008).Demography and living conditions of tuberculosis patients receiving directly observed therapy short-course (DOTS) in Calabar, Nigeria. Global Journal of Medical science.7 (1-2): 15 -21.


Anah M. U., J. J. Udoh, S. O. Ochigbo and L. N. Abia-Bassey (2008).Neonatal septicaemia in Calabar, Nigeria. Tropical Doctor. 38: 126 – 128.


Asuquo A. E., A. N. Dairo, L. N. Abia-Bassey, M. M. Merimikwu and B. P. Thumamo (2009).Tuberculin skin test (TST) indurations in smear positive TB patients and healthy individuals in Calabar, Nigeria. Studies on Ethno Medicine.3 (1): 75 – 79.

Ibeneme E. O., A. E. Asuquo and L. N. Abia-Bassey. (2009).Prevalence of pulmonary tuberculosis and HIV-co infection among prisoners in Calabar, Nigeria. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine. 9 (2): 10-18.


Usanga V. U., L. Abia-Bassey, S. M. Udoh, F. Ani and E. Archibong (2009).Prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases pregnant women in Calabar, Cross River State. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine 9(2): 1 -9.


Usanga V. U., L. Abia-Bassey, S. M. Udoh, F. Ani and E. Archibong (2010).The seroprevalence of hepatitis b surface antigen (HbsAg) and human immune deficiency virus (HIV) among pregnant women in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. Journal of Med. Lab. Sci-Corrected for publication.


Usanga V. U., L. Abia-Bassey, P. C. Inyang-Etoh, S. M. Udoh, F. Ani and E. Archibong (2010).Prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases in pregnant and non-pregnant women in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. The Internet Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics. 14 (2):


Usanga V. U., L. Abia-Bassey, P. C. Inyang-Etoh, S. Udoh, F. Ani and E. Archibong (2010).Trichomonas vaginalis infection iamong pregnant women in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. The Internet Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrrics. 14 (2): 101 -107.


Thumamo B. P., Asuquo A. E., Abia-Bassey L. N., Lawson L., Hill V., Zizio T., Emenyonu N., Eko F. O., Rastogi N. (2012).Molecular epidemiology and genetic diversity of Mycobacteria tuberculosis complex in the Cross River State, Nigeria. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 12(4) 671 – 677.


Pokam B. T., Asuquo A. E., Abia-Bassey L. N., Idasa M. B., Umoh N. O., Eko F. O. and Rastogi N. (2013).Multidrug resistance and demography of newly diagnosed tuberculosis patients in Cross River State, Nigeria. International Journal of Mycobacteriology 2: 89 - 93.


Pokam B. T., Asuquo A. E., Goh K. S., Abia-Bassey L. N. and Rostogi N. (2013).Utility and diagnosyic performance of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex by two immunochromatographic assays as compared with the molecular Genotype assay in Nigeria. International Journal of Mycobacteriology 2: 34-37.


Mandor Baki I., Asuquo Anne E., Abia-Bassey L., Benjamin Thumamo P., Akpan I. A., Eyong M. E. and Meremiku M. M. (2013).Antistreptolysin O (ASO) titres and bête-haemolytic streptococcus (BHS) in children in Calabar, Nigeria. Journal of Nursing and Health Science 1 (5): 42-46.


Ogba O. M., Abia-Bassey L. N. and Epoke J. (2013).The relationship between opportunistic pulmonary fungal infections and CD4 count levels among Human Immunodeficiency Virus seropositive patients in Calabar, Nigeria. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 107(3): 170-5. DOI: 10.1093/trstmh/trs025.


Ogba O. M, Abia-Bassey L. N., Epoke J., Mandor B. I., Akpotuzor J., Iwatt G. D. and Ibanga I. (2013).Haematological Profile of HIV Infected Patients with Opportunistic Respiratory Mycoses in Relation to Immune Status- A Hospital Based Cohort from Calabar, Nigeria. Tropical Medicine and Surgery 1:122. DOI: 10.4172/tpms.1000122.


Ogba O. M., Abia-Bassey L., Epoke J., Mandor B. I. and Iwatt G. D. (2013).Characterization of Candida species isolated from cases of lower respiratory tract infection among HIV/AIDS patients in Calabar, Nigeria. World Journal of AIDS 3: 201-206.

Ogba O., Abia-Bassey L. and Epoke J. (2013).Prevalence of symptomatic opportunistic Respiratory mycoses and Mycobacterium tuberculosis among Human Immunodeficiency Virus positive patients in Calabar, Nigeria. International Journal of Innovative Medicine and Health Science, 1: 6-13.


Ogba O. M., Abia-Bassey L. N. and Epoke J. (2014).Pneumocystis jirovecii infection among human immunodeficiency viruspositive and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome patients in Calabar, Nigeria. Research 1: 726.

Umoh A. N., Asuquo A. E., Abia-Bassey L. N. and Moses A. E. (2016).Prevalence of latent tuberculosis infection among health workers in Akwa Ibom State, South-South Nigeria. International Journal of Tropical Disease and Health 12(3): 1 - 7.


BOOKContributed to a chapter in the Book: Candida albicans; Symptoms, causes and treatment options (2013).Leon A. Dietrich and Tim S. Friedmann Eds.Nova Science Publishers INC., New York, USA.
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2nd UICC African Regional COPES Conference
2nd UICC African Regional COPES Conference, Cairo, Egypt. Paper accepted for Presentation and Published in Conference Proceedings.
Start: Saturday 11th November, 1995
End: Sunday 12th November, 1995
Annual Scientific Conference
Annual Scientific Conference of the Nigerian Cancer Society, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria.
Start: Tuesday 28th November, 2006
End: Thursday 30th November, 2006
23rd Annual Conference and General Meeting
23rd Annual Conference and General Meeting of Nigerian Society for Microbiology, Osun State University, Oshogbo. Paper accepted for Presentation.
Start: Sunday 22nd November, 2009
End: Sunday 29th November, 2009
18th International Congress
18th International Congress of the International Society for Human and Animal Mycology, Berlin, Germany. Paper accepted for Oral Presentation.
Start: Monday 11th June, 2012
End: Friday 15th June, 2012
2nd Pan African Medical Mycology Society Conference
2nd Pan African Medical Mycology Society (PAMMS) Conference, Cape Town, South Africa. Paper accepted for Poster Presentation.
Start: Sunday 6th May, 2007
End: Tuesday 8th May, 2007
11th Congress of the International Society
11th Congress of the International Society for Human and Animal Mycology, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Paper accepted for Presentation and Published in Conference Proceedings.
Start: Monday 24th June, 1991
End: Friday 28th June, 1991
39th Annual Scientific Conference of the Nigerian Society for Microbiology
39th Annual Scientific Conference of the Nigerian Society for Microbiology, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Chaired one of the Scientific Sessions.
Start: Monday 19th September, 2016
End: Friday 23rd September, 2016
General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology
114th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Paper accepted for Poster Presentation.
Start: Saturday 17th May, 2014
End: Tuesday 20th May, 2014
Joint Congress of the Southern African Society
Joint Congress of the Southern African Society for Plant Pathology, African Mycological Society and Medical Mycology in Africa. Hartenbos, South Africa. Paper Accepted for Poster Presentation and Abstract Published in Conference Proceedings.
Start: Sunday 23rd January, 2005
End: Wednesday 26th January, 2005
18th UICC International Cancer Congress
18th UICC International Cancer Congress, Oslo, Norway. Paper accepted for Poster Presentation and Abstract Published in the International Journal of Cancer Supplement (2002), P 468.
Start: Sunday 30th June, 2002
End: Friday 5th July, 2002
Women in Science Africa Regional Conference
Third World Organisation of Women in Science – Africa Regional Conference, FCT-Abuja, Nigeria. Paper accepted for Presentation.
Start: Monday 16th November, 2009
End: Friday 20th November, 2009
Annual Scientific Conference of the Nigerian Cancer Society
Annual Scientific Conference of the Nigerian Cancer Society, Maiduguri International Hotel, Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria.
Start: Wednesday 12th November, 2008
End: Friday 14th November, 2008
46th Annual Scientific Conference and International Symposium
46th Annual Scientific Conference and International Symposium of the Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria, Lagos State.
Start: Monday 13th September, 2010
End: Saturday 18th September, 2010
Maiden Scientific Conference
Maiden Scientific Conference of Federation of African Associations Medical Laboratory Scientists, Abuja, Nigeria.
Start: Thursday 6th October, 2011
End: Saturday 8th October, 2011
Global Impact on Applied Microbiology/GIAM
Global impact on Applied Microbiology/GIAM VI, University of Lagos, Nigeria.
Start: Monday 10th March, 1980
End: Thursday 13th March, 1980
115th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology
115th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM), New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Paper accepted for Poster Presentation.
Start: Sunday 31st May, 2015
End: Tuesday 2nd June, 2015
24th Annual Scientific Conference
24th Annual Scientific Conference of AMLSN, FCT-Abuja, Nigeria.
Start: Friday 11th August, 2000
End: Saturday 19th August, 2000
First International Workshop
First International Workshop on Microbial Type Collection in Nigeria, Concorde Hotel, Owerri, Imo State.
Start: Monday 22nd October, 1984
End: Friday 26th October, 1984
Annual Scientific Conference of the Nigerian Cancer Society
Annual Scientific Conference of the Nigerian Cancer Society, Afficient Hall, Kano State, Nigeria.
Start: Wednesday 9th December, 2009
End: Saturday 12th December, 2009
14th Annual Conference of the Nigeria Society for Microbiology
African Regional Network and 14th Annual Conference of the Nigeria Society for Microbiology, University of Calabar. “Etiology of Dermatophytoses amongst school children in Cross River State, Nigeria."
Start: Monday 24th November, 1986
End: Friday 28th November, 1986
Workshop on Cancer Education
Workshop on Cancer Education for Primary Health Coordinators in Cross River State, Nigeria. Resource Person.
Start: Thursday 1st May, 1997
End: Friday 2nd May, 1997
3rd Pan African Medical Mycology Society Conference
3rd Pan African Medical Mycology Society (PAMMS) Conference, Abuja, Nigeria. LOC Member for Conference.
Start: Wednesday 25th February, 2009
End: Friday 27th February, 2009
42nd Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference of the Nigerian Cancer Society
42nd Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference of the Nigerian Cancer Society, Yar’Adua Centre, FCT-Abuja.
Start: Monday 1st August, 2016
End: Wednesday 3rd August, 2016
17th Annual Conference of the Nigeria Society for Microbiology
17th Annual Conference of the Nigeria Society for Microbiology, Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi, Lagos State, Nigeria.
Start: Monday 18th December, 1989
End: Friday 22nd December, 1989
20th Annual Scientific Conference
20th Annual Scientific Conference of the Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria, Calabar, Nigeria.
Start: Thursday 10th October, 1996
End: Saturday 12th October, 1996
11th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Microbiology
African Regional Network and 11th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Microbiology, University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria.
Start: Monday 17th October, 1983
End: Friday 21st October, 1983
UICC world Cancer Congress
UICC world Cancer Congress, Geneva, Switzerland. Paper accepted for Poster Presentation.
Start: Wednesday 27th August, 2008
End: Sunday 31st August, 2008
2nd National Cancer Education Conference
2nd National Cancer Education Workshop/Conference, University of Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria. Resource Person.
Start: Thursday 26th February, 1998
End: Saturday 28th February, 1998
Annual Scientific Conference of the Nigerian Cancer Society
Annual Scientific Conference of the Nigerian Cancer Society, ABUTH, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria.
Start: Tuesday 6th November, 2007
End: Thursday 8th November, 2007
Workshop on Cancer, Environment and Media Focus
Workshop on Cancer, Environment and Media Focus, Hill Station Hotel, Conference Hall, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria.
Start: Friday 9th February, 2001
End: Sunday 11th February, 2001
3rd Global Conference for Cancer Organisations
3rd Global Conference for Cancer Organisations, Brighton, United Kingdom.
Start: Sunday 24th June, 2001
End: Monday 27th August, 2001
16th Congress of the International Society for Human and Animal Mycology
16th Congress of the International Society for Human and Animal Mycology, (ISHIAM) Paris, France. Paper accepted for Poster Presentation.
Start: Sunday 25th June, 2006
End: Thursday 29th June, 2006
25th Annual Scientific Conference
25th Annual Scientific Conference of AMLSN, Aba, Abia State, Nigeria. Paper accepted for Presentation and Published in Conference Proceedings.
Start: Wednesday 22nd August, 2001
End: Saturday 25th August, 2001
Professional Development Workshop
Pre-Conference Professional Development Workshop on "Mentor Training and Facilitator Training for Researchers" at the 115th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM), New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Start: Sunday 31st May, 2015
End: Tuesday 2nd June, 2015
23rd Annual Scientific Conference
23rd Annual Scientific Conference of the Association of Medical Laboratory Scientist of Nigeria, Sheraton Hotels, Ikeja, Lagos State, Nigeria.
Start: Tuesday 17th August, 1999
End: Saturday 21st August, 1999
13th World Congress on Tobacco or Health
13th World Congress on Tobacco or Health, Washington DC, USA. Paper accepted for Poster Presentation.
Start: Wednesday 12th July, 2006
End: Saturday 15th July, 2006
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