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Dr. Iquo Bassey Otu-Bassey

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

Iquo Bassey Otu-Bassey is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Medical Laboratory Science, Faculty of Allied Medical Sciences, University of Calabar, Calabar. She holds a Ph.D in Medical Parasitology from University of Calabar (2009). She was Coordinator of Undergraduate programme in Medical Laboratory Science, Histopathology Unit (2012-2014) and Coordinator of undergraduate and Post graduate programmes in Medical Microbiology and Parasitology Unit of the Department (2014-2016). She is currently the Acting Head of Department of Medical Laboratory Science, University of Calabar, Calabar. She has been involved in teaching, research, learning and mentorship for the past 34 years. Her area of specialization is Medical Helminthology with research interest in intestinal parasitic infections and their effect on the host in relation to other diseases symptoms. E.g Enterobiasis and its relationship with anal itching and enuresis. She has supervised several undergraduate and graduate students to date. She has several publications in reputable Journals both locally and International and has attended several conferences and training workshops and capacity building seminars. Her email address is iquobasseyotu@unical.edu.ng, and her phone number is +2348056021969. 

Otu-Bassey, I. B., Useh, M. F., Alaribe, A. A., Utsalo, S. J. and Inyang-Etoh, E. C. (2010). Co-existence of Enterobiasis, Urinary Tract Infection and Enuresis. Journal of Medical Laboratory Science, 19(1), 42-50.


Asuquo, B., Useh, M. F., and Otu-Bassey, I. B. (2011). Evaluation of the Efficacy of the Mini Parasep SF Faecal Parasite Concentrator; A New Technique against the Direct Smear and Formol - Ether Concentration Technique for the Detection of Intestinal Parasites in Stool. Journal of Medical Laboratory Science, 19(1), 51-58.


Otu-Bassey I. B., Useh M. F., Alaribe A. A., Utsalo S. J. and Inyang-Etoh E. C. (2010).Co-existence of Enterobiasis, Urinary Tract Infection and Enuresis. Journal of Medical Laboratory Science, Vol. 19, No. 1, 42-50.


Obong, U. L., Otu-Bassey, I. B. and Useh, M. F. (2009). Prevalence of Intestinal Parasitic Infections among Inmates of Calabar Prison, Cross River State, Nigeria. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine, 9(2), 30-36.


Igiri, B. E., Inyang-Etoh, P. C., Otu-Bassey, I. B., Ogba, O. M., Irobekhian, S., Okoduwa, R. and Ejezie, G. C. (2018). Prevalence of Malaria and Available Practice for its Prevention among Patients with Febrile Illness Attending Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria, Nigeria. Public Health and Preventive Medicine, 4(2), 44-50.


Igiri, B. E., Ejezie, C. G., Inyang-Etoh, P. C., Okoduwa SIR, J. O., Otu-Bassey, I. B. and Ogba, O. M. (2018). Incidence of malaria and salmonellosis co-infection in Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria, North-West Nigeria. Clin Sci Res Rep,1(2), 1-5.


Umeh, J. C., Inyang-Etoh, P. C., Okpokam, D. C. and Otu-Bassey, I. B. (2018). Malaria and hookworm co-infection and their effects on anaemia of pregnant women attending ante-natal clinic in University Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria. Asian Journal of Medical Sciences, 9(3), 27-35.


Ewaoche, I. S., Otu-Bassey, I. B., and Edet, E. (2018). Assessing the Haematological/Chemical Pathological Properties of a Polyherbal Formulation on Liver Fibrosis. Research Journal of Microbiology, 13(1), 37-46.


Udoh, D. I., Otu-Bassey, I. B., and Umoh. I. E. (2017). Evaluation of the Phytochemical and Antibacterial Properties of Crude Extracts of Ocimum gratissimum (Scent Leaves) on some Clinical Isolates. W J Biomed Res, 4(2), 32-38.


Ogba, O. M., Asukwo, 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 (1), 1-7.


Ewaoche, I. S.,Otu-Bassey, I. B., and Umeh, E. U. (2017). Frequency of Bacterial Species Associated with Nosocomial Infection among Health Care Personnel in Nigeria. The Journal of Microbiology, 5(6), 1-7.


Otu-Bassey, I. B., Ejezie, G. C., Epoke, J. and Useh, M. F. (2005). Enterobiasis and its Relationship with Anal Itching and Enuresis among School-age Children in Calabar, Nigeria. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 99(6), 611-616.


Otu-Bassey, I. B., Useh, M. F., Alaribe, A. A. (2011). The Post-Treatment Effects of Enterobiasis on the Occurrence of Enuresis among Children in Calabar, Nigeria. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine, 4(4), 315–319.


Mbah, M., Akpan, S. S., Otu-Bassey, I. B. and Daniel, H. B. (2015). Entomological Survey of Mosquitoes Responsible for the Transfer of Lymphatic Filariasis in Biase, Cross River State, Nigeria. Swift Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences, 1(1), 1-5.


Otu-Bassey, I. B., Mbah. M., Usang, A. I., Konlak. D. G. and Daniel, H. B. (2015). Microbiological Survey of Automated Teller Machines (ATM) in Calabar Metropolis. International Journal of Development Research, 5(10), 5761-5765.


Inyang-Etoh, P. C., Robbert, S. U., Otu-Bassey, I. B., and Etuk, U. G. (2016). Occurrence of Asymptomatic Bacteriuria amongst Inmates of Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria. Journal of Advances in Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 11(4), 1-6.5.


Mbah, M., Otu-Bassey, I., Djieyep, N. A. C., Akpan, S. and 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.


Ewaoche, I. S., Otu-Bassey, I. B. and Cecil, K. D. (2016). Prevalence of Hepatitis B Surface Antigen and Hepatitis C Antibody in Abuja Municipal Area Council FCT-Nigeria the North-Central Geopolitical Zone. J Hepatitis Research, 3(1), 1034-1038.


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 Research, 3(10), 96-100.


Ewaoche, I. S., Otu-Bassey, I. B., Nabagenyi, M. and Utsalo, S. J. (2016). Prevalence and Eligibility for Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis B Infection among Prison Inmates and Female Sex Workers in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. British Microbiology Research Journal 17(2), 1-10.


Otu-Bassey, I. B., Ewaoche, I. S., Okon, B. F., and Ibor, U. A. (2017). Microbial Contamination of House Hold Refrigerators in Calabar Metropolis-Nigeria. American Journal of Epidemiology and Infectious Disease, 5(1), 1-7.


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), 22-25.


Otu-Bassey, I. B., Udofia, I. E. and Akpan, P. A. (2017). Intestinal Parasitosis, Haemoglobin and Eosinophil Levels of Patients Attending University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria. International Blood Research and Reviews, 7(2), 1-8.

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American Society for Microbiology Workshop
American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Workshop on Culture of Responsibility.
Start: Tuesday 26th September, 2017
End: Tuesday 26th September, 2017
Annual Scientific Conference and Workshop
52nd Annual Scientific Conference and Workshop of the Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria, Jalingo, Taraba State, Nigeria.
Start: Sunday 2nd October, 2016
End: Saturday 8th October, 2016
Professional Values
Professional Values and Empowerment for Academic Staff, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria.
Start: Wednesday 15th August, 2012
End: Thursday 16th August, 2012
Annual Public Health Series Lecture
Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria Annual Public Health Series Lecture, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria.
Start: Friday 5th February, 2016
End: Friday 5th February, 2016
Annual Scientific Conference and Workshop
51st Annual Scientific Conference and Workshop of the Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria.
Start: Monday 12th October, 2015
End: Saturday 17th October, 2015
Development Training for Health and Allied Health Professionals
Empowerment through ICT Development Training for Health and Allied Health Professionals; organized by Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria in collaboration with MacGeorge and George Rs Ltd, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria.
Start: Wednesday 22nd July, 2015
End: Friday 24th July, 2015
Training on Mentoring
Training on Mentoring for Academic Excellence, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria.
Start: Monday 25th March, 2013
End: Thursday 28th March, 2013
No Results for Grants/Awards Received