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Dr. Ubong Aniefiok Udoh


Medical Microbiology/Parasitology


Lecturer I


[email protected]

About Dr. Ubong Aniefiok Udoh

Dr. Ubong Udoh (MBBCh, FMCPath) is a Clinical Lecturer with the Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, College of Medical Sciences, University of Calabar from December 2014. He possesses a degree in Medicine from the University of Calabar and a Fellowship of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria in Pathology, sub-specializing in Clinical Microbiology. His secondary and primary education was completed at Federal Government College, Ikot Ekpene, and Charles Walker International Nursery/Primary School, Calabar respectively. He has won several awards including being a co-winner of the 2015 Astra-Zeneca Research Grant Trust Award. He currently teaches 4th-year Medical and Dental undergraduates at the University of Calabar. He has made oral and poster presentations at both local and international conferences and is a reviewer for the Journal of Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control. He was also Deputy-Editor, Cross River Journal of Medicine. He currently trains and mentors postgraduate clinical students from different specialties including Laboratory Medicine. He has attended several conferences and is a member of the 2019 MDCAN AGM/Scientific Conference Local Organizing Committee. He has been a team member in several collaborations including multi-site and multi-centre research projects. He is a member of the Nigerian Medical Association, the Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria amongst other professional associations. He runs an e-learning site called “MedStudyHall” and is actively involved in community service. He is married with children.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
First School Leaving CertificateCharles Walker International Nursery/Primary School Calabar Cross River State Nigeria.19801986
Secondary School Certificate Federal Government College Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State19871993
Degree (MBBCH)University of Calabar, Calabar Cross River State Nigeria.19942002
Fellowship (FMCPath)National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria20062013

S/N Publication
Iwuafor, A. A., Udoh, U. A., Ita, O. I., Ekeng, B. E., Irokanulo, U., & Abraka, B. A. (2019). Awareness of the national Antimalarial treatment policy and malaria self-care practices among medical students and staff of the University of Calabar, Nigeria. Saudi Journal of Pathology and Microbiology, 4(11), 803-812.
Otu, A.A., Udoh, U.A., Ita, O.I., Hicks, J.P., Ukpeh, I., & Walley J. (2019). Prevalence of Zika and malaria in patients with fever in secondary healthcare facilities in eastern Nigeria. Tropical doctor, e9872580, 1-8. doi:10.1177/0049475519872580
Udoh, U.A., Ago, B.U, Iwuafor, A.A., Ochang, E.A., Ita, O.I., & Agbakwuru, A.U. (2019). Sociodemographic determinants of bacterial vaginosis risk among pregnant women in southern Cross River State, Nigeria. East African Scholars Journal of Parasitology and Infectious Diseases, 1(3), 56-60.
Ita, O.I., Amuzie, C.I., Udoh, U.A., & Uwah, A. (2019). Descriptive epidemiology of monkeypox outbreak in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria – 5th October to 7th November 2017. East African Scholars Journal of Medical Sciences, 2(5), 224-227.
Otu, A.A., Udoh, U.A., Ita, O.I., Hicks, J.P., Egbe, W.O., & Walley J. (2019). A cross sectional survey on the seroprevalence of dengue fever in febrile patients attending health facilities in Cross River State, Nigeria. PLoS ONE, 14(4), e0215143.
Ita O.I, Inaku K.O., Iwuafor A.A., & Udoh U.A. (2019). The Pattern of severe malaria in Plateau state of Nigeria: a five-year review of severe malaria case-based surveillance data from 2013 to 2017. Central African Journal of Public Health, 5(1), 52-57.
Iwuafor, A.A., Ita, O.I., Ogban, G.I., Udoh U.A., & Amajor, C.A. (2018). Evaluation of diagnostic accuracy of rapid diagnostic test for malaria diagnosis among febrile children in Calabar, Nigeria. Nigerian Medical Journal, 59, 64-9. doi:10.4103/nmj.NMJ_165_18
Emanghe, U.E., Ochang, E.A., Udoh, U.A., Ogban, G.I. & Ago, B.U. (2018). Incompleteness of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology laboratory request forms: an audit of quality service in the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria. Cross River Journal of Medicine, 2(1), 28-35.
Iwuafor, A.A., Omoronya, E.E., Ochang, E.A., Ogban, G.I. & Udoh, U.A. (2018). Posthumous diagnosis of lassa fever- a University of Calabar Teaching Hospital experience: a case report. Oral presentation. Published by MDCAN-UCTH.
Otu, A.O., Udoh, U.A., Ita, O.I., Hicks, J.P., Ukpeh, I. & Walley, J. (2018). Zika and Malaria infection among patients with fever in secondary healthcare facilities in Cross River State. Oral presentation- Abstract Number ID: 263. Published by: Nigerian Centres for Disease Control
Ita, O.I., Ochigbo, S.O., Udoh, U.A., Ikpeme, O.E., Dan-Nwafor, C., Nwachukwu, W., Balogun, M.S.& Obasanya, J. (2018) Antibiotic prescribing and resistant pattern in the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Nigeria, May 2017-February 2018. Poster presentation-Abstract Number ID: 262. Published by: Nigerian Centres for Disease Control
Ita, O.I., Udoh, U.A., Inaku, K.O., & Iwuafor, A.A. (2017). Climate and Plasmodium falciparum infection on the Jos Plateau, Nigeria. International Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 2(4), 161-165. doi:10.11648/j.ijmb.20170204.12
Udoh, U.A., Ochang, E.A., Effa, E.E., Onyedibe, K.I., Usang, E.U., Osakwe, O.E. & Asuquo, J.E. (2017). Evaluation of tigecycline activity on wound isolates of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from hospital and community-acquired infections in Cross River State, Nigeria. Cross River Journal of Medicine, 1(1), 18-25.
Ita, O.I., Udoh, U.A., Inaku, K.O., Onyedibe, K.I., Iwuafor, A.A., Banwat, E.B., & Egah D.Z. (2017). Evaluation of rapid diagnostic test and microscopy in malaria diagnosis using nested polymerase chain reaction as reference in a tertiary hospital in Nigeria. Oral presentation- Abstract Number S15 Published by: Cross River Journal of Medicine
Onyedibe, K.I., Iroezindu, M.O., Obishakin, E.T., Ojogba, M.O., Shobowale, E.O., Ita, O.I., Udoh, U.A., Isa, S.E., & Egah D.Z. (2016). Plasmodium knowlesi infection: Should Africa be prepared for a new human malaria threat? International Journal of Tropical Disease & Health, 19(4), 1-12. doi:10.9734/IJTDH/2016/29180
Ochang, E.A., Udoh, U.A., Emanghe, U.E., Tiku, G.O., Offor, J.B., Odo, M, Nkombe, E., Owuna, O.E., Obeten, S.M., & Meremikwu, M.M. (2016). Evaluation of rifampicin resistance and 81-bp rifampicin resistant determinant region of rpoB gene mutations of Mycobacterium tuberculosis detected with XpertMTB/Rif in Cross River State, Nigeria. Poster Presentation-Abstract Number PP-0217-1. Published by: International Journal of Mycobacteriology. 5(S1), 145-146. Indexed in: Pubmed/Medline and Google scholar
Isa, S.E, Onyedibe, K.I., Okolo, M.O., Abiba A.E., Mafuka, J.S., Simji, G.S., Nathan, S.Y., Udoh, U.A., Awang S.K., Egah, D.Z., Banwat, E.B., Newport, M., & Ahmed, A. (2014). A 21-Year-Old Student with Fever and Profound Jaundice. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 8(1), e2534. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0002534
Okolo, M.O., Onyedibe, K.I., Daam C., & Udoh U.A. (2014). Pandemic swine influenza virus: Preparedness planning. Jos Journal of Medicine, 8(3), 30-32.
Onyedibe, K.I., Utoh-Nedosa, A.U., Okolo, M.O, Ita, O.I., Udoh, U.A., Nedosa, I.V., Bode-Thomas, F., & Egah, D. Z. (2012). Impact of socioeconomic factors on neonatal sepsis in Jos, Nigeria. Jos Journal of Medicine, 6(2), 54-58.

S/N Grant Currency/Amount Grantor Date
A cross sectional survey on the seroprevalence of dengue fever in febrile patients attending health facilities in Cross River State, Nigeria.NGN.3,500,000. 00University of Calabar, Calabar Cross River State Nigeria.2016-03-25

S/N Conference Description Started Finished
International Conference on the Role of Assessment and Research in Catching-up with the Trends in Global Education, 28th November-2nd December, 2016.2016-11-282016-12-02
Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria-University of Calabar Teaching Hospital Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference, 6th December 2018.2018-12-062018-12-06
The 1st International Medical Mycology Conference, Lagos, Medical Mycology Society of Nigeria 2019-07-222019-07-26