Journal of Diseases and Medicinal Plants

Volume 1, Issue 3, August 2015

  • Three Serum Electrolytes Profile (Na+, K+ and Cl-) of Anaemic Patients at the Biyem-Assi District Hospital in Yaounde (Cameroon)

    Akah Roland Tiagha, Charles Fokunang Ntungwen, Fernand-Nestor Tchuenguem Fohouo, Armel Herve Nwabo Kamdje

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 3, August 2015
    Pages: 42-47
    Received: Jun. 09, 2015
    Accepted: Jun. 25, 2015
    Published: Jul. 01, 2015
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    Abstract: This study aimed to evaluate the prevalence of serum sodium, potassium and chlorine disorders on anaemic patients and to assess their effects and measures of managing it. A prospective study was conducted on 110 patients at the Biyem-Assi District Hospital (Yaounde, Cameroon). Normal serum concentrations of sodium, potassium and chlorine were consi... Show More
  • In Vitro Toxicity Test of Strichnos johnsonnii (Loganiaceae) on a Strain of Staphylococcus aureus

    Cecile Okalla Ebongue, Fanny Aimee Essombe Malolo, François Eya Ane Meva, Lidwine Ngah, Jean Claude Ndom, Emmanuel Mpondo Mpondo

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 3, August 2015
    Pages: 48-52
    Received: Jun. 15, 2015
    Accepted: Jun. 25, 2015
    Published: Jul. 01, 2015
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    Abstract: The aim of this study was to test the in vitro toxicity of an extract of Strychnos johnsonii (Loganiaceae) on a strain of Staphylococcus aureus. The tests were performed in the bacteriology unit of the Douala General Hospital biology laboratory, dealing with an extract from the bark of stem of Strychnos johnsonii (Loganiaceae) harvested at Etome vi... Show More