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Dr. Samuel Sunday Akpan

Senior Lecturer
Medical Laboratory Science
samuelakpan42@unical.edu.ng

The man, Samuel Sunday Akpan, hails from Etinan Town in Etinan Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. He started his Primary Eduation at The Apostolic Church School, Idang Street, Calabar, and completed at Group School Ikot Ebo/Ikot Ebiyak in Etinan. For his Secondary Education, he attended the famous Etinan Institute, Etinan from 1980 to 1985. He enrolled into the School of Medical Laboratory Technology, U.C.T.H. Calabar in 1987 and completed in 1991 with the AIMLT Diploma. He became a fellow member of the then IMLTN (now MLSCN) in1995. As he kept soldiering on and by the special grace of God, he obtained M.Sc. in Medical Parasitology in 2003 and Ph.D. in Medical Parasitology in 2008 from the University of Calabar. He is currently Lecturer 1 in the above-mentioned Department. He teaches both undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Instrumentation and Medical Parasitology.

Samuel S. Akpan, Maurice Mbah and Ernestine Achi (2015). The occurrence of Mansonella perstans among residents of Calabar Metropolis in Cross River State of Nigeria. Annals of Parasitology 61(1), 17-20.

Akpan Samuel S (2016). A case of cutaneous myiasis caused by a larva of Cordylobia anthropophaga in a nine year old boy in Calabar, Southern Nigeria. American Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health 1(1),11-14.


Samuel S. Akpan (2015). Ebola is from the devil; nay Ebola is from God - a viewpoint. Proceedings of the Conference of the International Journal of Arts and Sciences 08(03),55-57.


Akpan, S.S. (2014). The prevalence of Salmonella typhi carriers in Calabar Municipality of Cross River State, Nigeria. Scholars Journal of Applied Medical Sciences 2(6B),2042-2045.

S.S. Akpan (2007). The popularity of insecticde-treated bed nets as a preventative method of malaria control among residents of Calabar Municipality, Cross River State, Nigeria. Tropical Doctor 37, 192-193.


Samuel S. Akpan (2013). Removal of attachment sites can reduce the population of black flies in endemic communities - An editorial review. Entomology, Ornithology and Herpetology 2 (1).


Akpan, S.S. & Ejezie, G.C. (2017). The prevalence of urinary schistosomiasis in Awi, Akamkpa Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria. International Journal of Current Science and Technology, 5 (5), 423-426.


Maurice, M., Otu-Bassey, I., Djieyep, N.A.C., Akpan, S., Victor, N (2016). Bacteriological survey of cockroaches in Calabar metropolis, Cross River State, Nigeria. Swift Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences, 2 (5), 45-48.


Akpan, S. S., Dike, P.C. and Mbah, M. (2017). The prevalence of urinary schistosomiasis among School Children in Nkarasi and Edor communities in Ikom Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria. Pyrex Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences 4(1), 1-4.


Mbah, M., Akpan, S. S., Otubassey, I. B. and Daniel, H. B (2015). Entomological survey of mosquitoes responsible for the transmission of lymphatic filariasis in Biase, Cross River State, Nigeria. Swift Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences 1 (1), 001-005.


Samuel S. Akpan, Maurice Mbah and Ernestine Achi (2015). The occurrence of Mansonella perstans among residents of Calabar Metropolis in Cross River State of Nigeria. Annals of Parasitology 61(1), 17-20.


Akpan, S. S. and Agida, R. S (2013). The occurrence and speciation of hookworms among the residents of an urban community in Calabar South Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria. IOSR Journal of Pharmacy 3(1), 01-03. www.iosrphr.org


S. S. Akpan, A. A. A. Alaribe and G. C. Ejezie (2012). The distribution of black flies (Simulium species) in Ugbem and Ukwepeyiere communities in Biase Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria. IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (JDMS) ISSN: 2279-0853: ISBN: 2279-0861, 1(4), 24-28. www.iosrjournals.org


Jombo.G.T.A. Akpan, S., Epoke, J., Denen Akaa, P., Eyong, K.I., Gyuse, A.N., Amefule, E.N. and.Uket.O.O.U (2010). Microbial isolates from clinical specimens of blood culture and their antimicrobial susceptibility profiles: findings from an analysis of 3,255 blood culture specimens at a University Teaching Hospital in Southern Nigeria. Journal of Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences 6 (2) 109- 118.


S.S. Akpan, A.A.A. Alaribe and G. C. Ejezie (2008). Hydrological and rainfall patterns of Simulium breeding sites at Ugbem and Ukwepeyiere communities in Biase Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine 8 (2), 55-59.


S.S. Akpan and F. U. Ngwu (2002). The prevalence of onchocerciasis in Ugbem community, Biase Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria. Journal of Medical Laboratory Sciences 11(1), 55-58.


S.S. Akpan and G. C. Ejezie (2002). The prevalence of filariasis in Awi, Akamkpa Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine 3(1), 75-80.


S.S. Akpan and G.C. Ejezie S (1999). The involvement of Demodex folliculorum in peri-orbital swellings of patients in Calabar, Nigeria. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine 2 (1), 71-72.


Maurice Mbah, Nyong Doreen, Mmaette Michael, Samuel Akpan & Imeobong Inyang (2018). Biofilm production and antibiotic resistance. European Journal of Pharmaceutical And Medical Research (6), 61-77.

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International Symposium on Entomology 2013: Orlando, Florida, U.S.A.
This Conference gathered Medical Parasitologists and Entomologists from all over the world to brain-storm on topical issues in the area of Medical Entomology. I presented a paper on "The distribution of black flies (Simulium damnosum ) in Ugbem and Ukwuekpeyiere communities of Biase Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria".
Start: Wednesday 4th September, 2013
End: Friday 6th September, 2013
Florence, Italy 2015:
This was a multi-disciplinary Conference which covered a wide array of topics in Arts and Sciences. I presented a paper on "Ebola is from the Devil; nay Ebola is from God".
Start: Tuesday 16th June, 2015
End: Friday 19th June, 2015
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