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Prof. Anthony Ogbonna Emeribe


Medical Laboratory Science




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About Prof. Anthony Ogbonna Emeribe

Member of the Medical Laboratory Science Council; Postgraduate Degrees from the University of Ibadan and University of Calabar; Registrar/Chief Executive of the Medical Laboratory Council of Nigeria (MLSCN), a Federal Government of Nigeria Agency charged with Regulating Medical Laboratory Services, Medical Laboratory Science Education, In-vitro Diagnostics (test kits, reagents, chemicals and equipment), and Accreditation of Public and Private Medical Laboratories as well as licensing of Medical Laboratory Practitioners; Professor of Laboratory Haematology and Blood Transfusion Science at the College of Medical Sciences, University of Calabar and Honorary Consultant Haematologist, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital.

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Emeribe A. O., Onuba O., Ikpatt N. N. W. and Archibong E. I. (1994).Indications for donor blood transfusion in Nigeria. J. Med. Lab. Sc. 4, 131-6.
Emeribe A. O. and Osim E. E. (1992).Haematological features and pattern of haemoglobin genetic trait resistance against Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Cross River State, Nigeria. J. Med. Lab. Sc. 2, 22-9.
Emeribe A. O. (2005).Contemporary issues in medical laboratory science practice: Equipment and reagent procurement and standardization. BMQ Journal. 1(1) 18-21.
Anyanwu R. A., Emeribe A. O., Igwe C. U., Ajayi I., Akpotuzor J., Lele O., Emelike F. O. (2007).Occurrence of haemolysin antibodies among sickle cell anaemia patients within Calabar Metropolis of Nigeria. Afric. J. Biotech. 6 (10) 1217-1220.
Emeribe A. O. and Williams E. E. (1991).Blood Transfusion and transmissible diseases in Calabar. Medicare 4(5) 3-6.
Udoh E. A., Usanga E. A. and Emeribe A. O. (1997).Frequency of MNSs blood groups in South-Eastern Nigeria. East Afri. Med. J. 74(7) 442-3.
Emeribe A. O. and Ejezie G. C. (1992).ABO blood group distribution in relation to hepatitis B surface antigen and the presence of lipoidophil antibodies. East Afri. Med. J. 69(3) 21-3.
Emeribe A. O. (1991).Donor blood transfusion: screening for pathogens in Calabar. Africa Health 13(5) 23-4.
Emeribe A. O. and Soroh Z. E. (1998).Assessment of crossmatching test results obtained by 4 procedures. Mary Slessor J. Med. 1(2) 41-45.
Emeribe A. O. and Ukonu G. (1992).Comparative study of erythrocyte sedimentation rates using 3 different diluents. J. Med. Lab. Sc. 2, 41-4.
Ejezie G. C., Emeribe A. O. and Igwe M. A. (1993).Human ecology and parasitic infections in Nigeria 3. Relationship between parasitic infections and anaemia. J. Med. Lab. Sc. 3, 22-6.
Uko E. K., Emeribe A. O. and Ejezie G. C. (1998).Pattern of malaria parasitaemia in Pregnancy in Calabar. J. Med. Lab. Sc. 7, 18-20.
Emeribe A. O. and Ejezie G. C. (1989).Haemoparasites of blood donors in Calabar. Trop. Geogr. Med. 41(1) 61-5.
Emeribe A. O. and Irene P. A. (1994).Quality assessment of Haematology results in some medical laboratories based in Calabar. J. Med. Lab. Sc. 4, 114-24.
Emeribe A. O. (1988).Gambiense trypanosomiasis acquired from needle scratch. The Lancet 1 (8583) 470-1.
Emeribe A. O. and Anosa V. O. (1988).Haematology of experimental gambiense trypanosomiasis 1. Platelet and other haemostatic changes. Centr. Afri. J. Med. 34(12), 286-90.
Uko E. K., Emeribe A. O. and Ejezie G. C. (1998).Malaria infection of the placenta and neonatal low birth weight in Calabar. J. Med. Lab. Sc. 7, 7-10.
Abubakar A. G., S. Peters, O. Balogun, S. Osawe, I. Mamman, J. Barde, E. Ojo, N. Wzati, J. Banjo, E. Nige, A. Emeribe, A. G. Abimiku (2016).Implementing Quality Asurance in HIV Testing and POC in Nigeria; In-country Experience. African Journal of Laboratory Medicine. Ref No 445.
Osim E. E., Adegunloye B. J. and Emeribe A. O. (1991).In vivo platelet aggregation in acute malaria. Acta Tropica 49, 227-32.
Uko E. K., Emeribe A. O. and Ejezie G. C. (1999).Maternal and cord blood haemoglobin in relation to malaria. Nig. J. Med. 8(1) 27-30.
Imoru M. and Emeribe A. O. (2009).Haemorrhaeologic and fibrinolytic activities in pregnant women: Influence of gestational age and parity. Afric. J. Biotech. Vol. 8(23), 6641-4
Edem M. S., Emeribe A. O. and Akpotuzor J. (2008).Haemorrheologic and fibrinolytic activities in Diabetics resident in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. Afric. J. Biotech. Vol. 7 (10) 1400-3
Emeribe A. O., Ejele O. A., Attai E. D. E. and Usanga E. A. (1993).Blood donation and utilisation in South-Eastern Nigeria. Transfusion 33(4) 330-2.
Emeribe A. O., Uko E. and Ejezie G. C. (1994).Common Laboratory features of Protein Energy Malnutrition in Calabar. J. Med. Lab. Sc. 4, 103-6.
Emeribe A. O. (2004).(Ed.) Managerial skills and good professional practice. A Publication of the Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria. Wusen Publishers. Calabar.
Okpokam D. C., Okhormhe Z. A., Ernest N. A., Udoh K. N., Akpotuzor J. O., Emeribe A. O. (2015)Comparative study of some haematological parameters of pregnant women in Akpabuyo LGA, Cross River State, Nigeria., 7 (7): 1-5
Emeribe A. O. (2005).Quality improvement and good laboratory practice. In: Medical laboratory science practice, professional negligence, ethics and quality improvement. Useh M. F. (ed.). A workshop publication of Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria.
Emeribe A. O., Igweagu V. C. and Osim E. E. (1992).ABH secretor status in saliva of Calabar municipality residents. East Afri. Med. J. 69(1) 23-6.
Okpokam D. C., Emeribe A. O., Akpotuzor J. O. (2012).Frequency of Blood Donation and Iron Stores of Blood Donors in Calabar, Cross River State. Int. J. Biomed Lab Sc. Vol. 1 (2) 1-20.
Emeribe A. O., Inyang A, L., Anosa V. O. and Essien E. M. (1990).Platelet aggregation inhibition in Trypanosoma vivax infection of sheep. Centr. Afri. J. Med. 36(1) 1-4.
Emeribe A. O. (2004).Medical Laboratory Services and Effective Health Care: A Paradigm for Africa. Labnews 7(4) 7-8.
Emeribe A. O. (2008).Blood, Blood Donation and Blood Diseases. FIMSCOPE. 2nd Edition, 11-4.
Emeribe A. O. and Asuquo E. B. (1991).Direct antiglobulin test reactivity in Nigerians with Plasmodium falciparum malaria. Nig. J. Med. 1(2) 64-8.
Emeribe A. O. (2004).Medical Laboratory Services and Effective Health Care: A Paradigm for Africa. J. Med. Lab. S. 13 (2) 71-76.
Emeribe A. O. (2003).Research, Laboratory Safety and Security. J. Med. Lab. Sc. 12(2) 11-17.
Emeribe A. O. and Anosa V. O. (1991).Haematology of experimental gambiense trypanosomiasis 2. Erythrocyte and Leucocyte changes. Revue Elev. Vet. Pays Trop. 44(1) 53-7.
Emeribe A. O., Udoh S. M. and Anyaegbu C. C. (1996).Medical Laboratory Science Education in Nigeria. In: International Directory of Medical Laboratory Science Education, Karlsson B., Turner S., Frederick A., Rammonhan R. and Masli S. (eds) IMLT Publication, Stockholm. 1-12.
Emeribe A. O. (1990).The status of alpha and beta haemolysins in Nigerian blood donors. East Afri. Med. J. 67(3) 205-8.
Emeribe A. O. et al. (1993).Editorial on 16 above by Robert Beal, MD (Australia). Transfusion 33(4) 276-8.
Emeribe A. O., Chiejina F. C. and Odigwe C. O. (1994).Platelet count and platelet factor 3 activity in Essential Hypertention in Calabar. Trop. J. Appl. Sc. 3-4, 134-9.
Emeribe A. O. (2004).Medical Laboratory Science Training, Practice and Prospects under the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria Act 11 of 2003. J. Med. Lab. Sc. 13 (1) 66-9.
Emeribe A. O. (2002).Update in Quality Assurance in Haematology. J. Med. Lab. Sc. 11(2) 22-28.
Ezedinachi E. N. U., Ejezie G. C. and Emeribe A. O. (1991).Problems of chloroquine resistant Plasmodiun falciparum in Nigeria. 1. Anti-malaria drug utilisation pattern in Calabar. Centr. Afri. J. Med. 37(1) 16-20.
Emeribe A. O. (2002).Student Research Project – Supervision and Grading. J. Med. Lab. Sc. 11(1) 18-21.
Elemuwa C. O., Bassey B. E., Emeribe A. O. (2005).Injection safety: A priority issue; AMLSN Diary. A publication of AMLSN and Healthy Living Communications, Lagos. 34-9
Emeribe A. O., Okoro L. C. and Emeribe V. C. (2000).Pre and post-exercise haematological parameters in Nigerian sportsmen and women. Mary Slessor J. Med. 2(2) 10-16.
Ukaejiofor E. O., Okonkwo W. C., Tagbo R. N. and Emeribe A. O. (1995).ABO and Rhesus blood groups in a Nigeria population. Orient J. Med. 7 (3
Imoru M and Emeribe A. O. (2008).Haemorrheologic profiles in apparently healthy pregnant women in Calabar, Nigeria. Afric. J. Biotech. Vol. 7(24) 4354-8.
Emeribe A. O., Udoh A. E., Etukudoh M. H., Okany C. C., Kehinde M., Catty D. and Raykundalia C. (2000).Hypofibronectinaemia and Severity of Sickle Cell Anaemia in Nigeria. Brit. J. Haemat. 111, 1194-7.

S/N Grant Currency/Amount Grantor Date
W.H.O. TDR Grant on Platelet Function and Haemorrheologic changes in Trypanosomiasis.USD 15000World Health Organization (W.H.O.)1988-09-12
NUC/World Bank Grant for Research Fellowship at the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom.USD 20000NUC/World Bank1996-03-04
US-CDC/MLSCN Cooperative Agreement on Mentoring Nigerian Medical Laboratories for Accreditation.USD 5000US-CDC/MLSCN2011-06-15

S/N Conference Description Started Finished
Conducted Mentorship TrainingConducted Mentorship Training at the Nigeria Air Force Reference Hospital for Medical Laboratory Scientists to support Laboratories undergoing Continuous Quality Improvement.2013-04-242013-04-24
Clinical Trials Summit4th Clinical Trials Summit on "Clinical Research and Public Health Emergencies in Sub-Saharan Africa."2015-06-012015-06-04
African Society for Laboratory Medicine ConferenceCo-chair, African Society for Laboratory Medicine Conference on "Combating Global Health Threats", Cape Town, South Africa.2016-12-032016-12-08
KSM Supreme Council ConventionKSM Supreme Council Convention in Lagos, Nigeria.2017-11-292017-12-03
W.H.O. Strategic Group of Experts MeetingW.H.O. Strategic Group of Experts on In-vitro Diagnostics Meeting in Geneva, Switzerland.2018-04-162018-04-20