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Dr. Ofonime Mark Ogba

Lecturer
Medical Laboratory Science
ofonimemark@unical.edu.ng

A Medical Laboratory Scientist with Ph.D in Medical Microbiology/Parasitology. Faculty member in the Department of Medical Laboratory Science, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Calabar. Research interest is on Medical Microbiology. Major research interest is on Invasive fungal infections among HIV/AIDS and other Immuno-suppressed patients. Other research areas include: Infectious diseases, Public health research, skin and urinary tract infections caused by bacteria, Malaria transmission research, bacterial carriage and transmission among subjects.

Ogba O. M., Alaribe A. A., Ogban G. I., Izuchukwu N. C. and Inyang-Etoh, P. C. (2007).Malaria transmission potential in Adim Community of Biase Local Government Area of Cross River State. Journal of Medical Laboratory Science 16 (1): 12-20.


Ogba O. M. and Abia-Bassey L. N. (2013).Tinea Cruris Resurgence In Male Genitalia: A Case Report. International Journal of Basic, Applied and Innovative Research, 2(3): 51 -54.


Baraikio D., Ogba O. M. and Abia-Bassey L. N. (2014).Second Hand Covered Shoes: Transmission route of fungal foot infections. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine 13(1): 26-33.


Olorode O. A., Ogba O. M. and Ezenobi N. O. (2014).Urogenital Trichomoniasis in Women in relation to Candidiasis and Gonorrhoea in the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital. African Journal of Microbiology Research 8(26): 2482-2485. Doi: 10.5897/AJMR20146818


Ogba O. M., Olorode O. A. and Adie G. A. (2014).Bacterial Pathogens associated with wound infections in Calabar, Nigeria; Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine 13(1): 26-33.


Ogba O. M., Abia-Bassey L. N. 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, 2013.


Ogba O. M., Abia-Bassey L. N. and Epoke J. (2013).Candida Albicans infection in cases of lower respiratory tract infection among HIV/AIDS patients in Calabar, Nigeria In: L. A. Dietrich and T. S. Friedmann. Candida Albicans: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment Options. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. New York, USA. Pp. 91-104.


Ogba O. M., Abia-Bassey L. N., 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 http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/wja.2013.33027


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. 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. and Epoke J. (2014).Pneumocystis Jirovecii infection among Human Immunodeficiency Virus positive and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome patients in Calabar, Nigeria. Research 1: 726 DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.13070/rs.en.1.726


Ogba O. M., Mandor B. I. and Omang H. M. (2014).Antibiotic susceptibility pattern of Serratiamarcescens isolates from wound infections in a tertiary health institution in Calabar, Nigeria; El Mednifico Journal, (S.l.) 2(3): 223-226. July 2014.


Olorode O. A., Bamigbola E. A. and Ogba O. M. (2015).Antimicrobial activities of Chlorhexidine Gluconate and Cetrimide against Pathogenic Microorganisms Isolated from Slaughter Houses in Rivers State, Nigeria. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 7(3):322-328


Olorode O. A., Bamigbola E. A. and Ogba O. M. (2015).Comparative Studies of some River Waters in Port Harcourt based on their Physico-Chemical and Microbiological analysis, Niger Delta Region of Nigeria. International Journal of Basic and Applied Science 03(3): 29-37.


Mandor B. I., Lapah P. T., Asuquo A. E. and Ogba O. M (2015).Assessment of beta haemolytic streptococci carriage among school children in Calabar, Nigeria. International Journal of Biomedicine, Natural Products and Pharmacy 2 (6): 283-288.


Ogba O. M., Eno J. U. and Eyo A. O. (2015).Asymptomatic urinary tract infections among pregnant women in a Nigerian Referral Hospital. Journal of Disease and Global Health 6 (2), 56-60


Ogba O. M., Olorode O. A., Eyo A. O. and Abia-Bassey L. N. (2015).Antifungal Susceptibility Testing of Candida Isolated from HIV/AIDS Patients presenting with Lower Respiratory Tract Infections. International Journal of Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences 5(10): 1 - 4


Ogba O. M., Eyo A. O., Edeh E. B. and Ogugbue M. C. (2015).Hepatitis B, Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Hepatitis C Virus Infections among Marriage Intending Couples in Calabar, Nigeria. International Journal of Biomedical Laboratory Science 4 (2), 33-38


Nengimoyo B., Ogba O. M. and Abia-Bassey L. N. (2016).Dandruff Aetiology and the Effects of edible lipids on the growth of Isolates. European Journal of Medical and Pharmaceutical Research 3(9), 71-76.


Ogba O. M. and Abia-Bassey L. N. (2015).Cryptococcus neoformansantigenemia among HIV seropositive patients accessing care in antiretroviral therapy (ART) clinics in Calabar, South Southern Nigeria. International Journal of Microbiology and Infections, 1(2). http://www.vipoa.org/microbiol


Anyimson J., Ogba O. M. and Abia-Bassey L. N. (2016).Fungal Nail Infections: Spectrum of Aetiologic Agents and Pattern of Lesions. Journal of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases6(1): 23-27. DOI: 10.5799/ahinjs.02.2016.01.0209


Ogba O. M., Selekeowei T. and Otu-Bassey I. (2016).Infection Transmission Potential Of Reusable Phlebotomy Tourniquet in Selected Health Facilities In Calabar, Nigeria. European Journal of Pharmaceutical and Medical Research3(10): 96-100


Ogba O. M., Abia-Bassey L. N. and Epoke J. (2016).The Association between Pulmonary Aspergillosis and their Immune Status among HIV/AIDS Subjects with Respiratory Symptoms. ARC Journal of AIDS 1(1): 7-12.


Edeh E. B., Alaribe A. A., Ogba O. M., Mandor B. I., Adat P. E., Nwaokorie F. O. and Obo U. U. (2017).Evaluation of Seeplex Pneumobacter Multiplex PCR kit for the detection of community-acquired pneumonia pathogens among out patients in University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar. European Journal of Pharmaceutical and Medical Research4(2), 216-221.


Otu-Bassey I. B., Mbah M., Ogba O. M. and Sunday T. J. (2017).Entero bacterial pathogens associated with palm wine sold in Calabar Metropolis. Merit Research Journal of Microbiology and Biological Sciences 5(3): 022-025 May, 2017.


Olorode O. A., Ogba O. M. and Orowo A. E. (2017).Evaluation of antimicrobial effectiveness of ophthalmic drops sold in nigeria pharmacy stores and market places. Medico Research Chronicles; 4(1): 109-122


Inyang-Etoh P. C., Daniel A. E., Ogba O. M. and Opara-Osuoha U. (2017).Urogenital Schistosomiasis and Intestinal Parasitosis Coinfection among School Age Children in Adim Community, Nigeria. International Journal of Sciences 6(6): 10-15.


Ogba O. M., Akpan A. A., Olorode O. A., Otu-Bassey I. B. (2017).The Public Health Importance of the Association between Componotus Consobrinus and Potential Bacterial Pathogens in Human Dwellings. J Microbiol Exp 5(7): 00175. DOI: 10.15406/jmen.2017.05.00175


Ogba O. M., and Obio O. M. (2018).Microbial Spectrum on Public Toilet Seats. Annals of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 1(1): 58-62


Ogba O. M., Ewa J. J., Olorode O. A. and Mbah M. (2017).Effect of Tobacco Smoking on Oral Microbial Flora and the Relationship with Oral Health in Calabar, Nigeria. International Journal of Biomedical Laboratory Science 6(1-2): 1-5


Ogba O. M., Asuquo P. E. and Otu-Bassey I. B. (2018).Assessment of bacterial carriage on the hands of primary school children in Calabar Municipality, Nigeria. Biomedical Dermatology 2: 6-12 DOI 10.1186/s41702-017-0017-0

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Pneumocystis Jiroveciiinfections
Annual Conference of Mycological Society of Nigeria, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria; Pneumocystis jiroveciiinfections among Human Immunodeficiency Virus positive patients in Calabar, Nigeria. (Oral presentation)
Start: Monday 10th June, 2013
End: Thursday 13th June, 2013
Continued Personnel Development (CPD)
Updates in Medical Laboratory Diagnosis. The Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria (AMLSN), Continued Personnel Development (CPD) Course, Calabar, Nigeria.
Start: Wednesday 25th October, 2000
End: Friday 27th October, 2000
Research, Laboratory Safety and Security
Research, Laboratory Safety and Security. The Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria (AMLSN) 39th Annual Scientific Conference and Workshop, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria.
Start: Monday 18th August, 2003
End: Friday 22nd August, 2003
Essentials of Laboratory Quality Management Systems
Essentials of Laboratory Quality Management Systems: A Practical Approach towards Laboratory Scientists, Quality Officers, Safety Officers and Laboratory Managers Abuja, Nigeria.
Start: Monday 1st July, 2013
End: Friday 5th July, 2013
American Society of Microbiology Conference
American Society of Microbiology Conference (ASM MICROBE, 2016), Boston, USA. Dandruff Aetiology and the Effects of edible lipids on the growth of Isolates. (Poster Presentation).
Start: Thursday 16th June, 2016
End: Monday 20th June, 2016
Professionalism in the Health Sector
Professionalism in the Health Sector: Achieving the Millennium Development Goals. The 42nd Annual Scientific Conference, Workshop and AGM Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria (AMLSN), Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria.
Start: Monday 14th August, 2006
End: Saturday 19th August, 2006
Scientific Writing and Publishing
The American Society for Microbiology: Workshop on Scientific Writing and Publishing. University of Calabar, Nigeria.
Start: Wednesday 15th May, 2013
End: Wednesday 15th May, 2013
International Union of Microbiology Societies Congress
International Union of Microbiology Societies Congress (IUMS), Montreal, Canada. BAM-PM1069 - Bacterial pathogens associated with wound infections in University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria (Poster Presentation).
Start: Sunday 27th July, 2014
End: Friday 1st August, 2014
Prevalence of Fungal Nail Infections
Annual Conference of Mycological Society of Nigeria, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria. Prevalence of fungal nail infections in Calabar, Nigeria. (Oral Presentation).
Start: Monday 10th June, 2013
End: Thursday 13th June, 2013
General Management Course
General Management Course: The Administrative Staff College of Nigeria, Topo, Badagry.
Start: Saturday 6th October, 2012
End: Friday 19th October, 2012
International Society for Human and Animal Mycology
From Laboratory to Clinic: International Society for Human and Animal Mycology, Berlin, Germany; The relationship between pulmonary fungal infection and CD4 count levels among Human Immunodeficiency Virus Seropositive Patients in Calabar, Nigeria (Oral Presentation).
Start: Monday 11th June, 2012
End: Friday 15th June, 2012
Practical Use of PCR for the Rapid Diagnosis
The Practical Use of PCR for the Rapid Diagnosis of Lassa fever, Typhoid Fever, Malaria Fever and HIV/AIDS. Lahor Research Laboratories and Medical Centre, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.
Start: Friday 26th June, 2009
End: Saturday 4th July, 2009

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Grant Description:
University of Calabar Committee of Deans' Conference attendance grant towards attending The American Society for Microbiology Conference. ASM Microbe, 2016 at Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Grantor:
University of Calabar

Amount:
500000.00  NRN
Date Received:
16.06.2016
Grant Description:
University of Calabar Teaching Hospital Professional Development grant for General Management Training in the Administrative Staff College of Nigeria, Topo, Badagry.
Grantor:
University of Calabar Teaching Hospital

Amount:
450000.00  NRN
Date Received:
06.10.2012
Grant Description:
Wellcome Trust Scholarship to attend 2nd EMBO Workshop on AIDS-related Mycoses, Institute of Infectious Diseases and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa.
Grantor:
Wellcome Trust

Amount:
500000.00  NRN
Date Received:
13.07.2016