International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Clinical Science

Volume 5, Issue 3, September 2019

  • Phytochemical Analysis and Assessment of Antibacterial and Antioxidant Activities of Phytolacca dodecandra L. Herit Leaf Extracts (Phytolaccaceae)

    Jeff Bekomo Iteku, Ornella Mbayi, Gedeon Ngiala Bongo, Paulin Kapepula Mutwale, Jose Mulwahali Wambale, Emmanuel Lengbiye, Clement Liyongo Inkoto, Samy Ngunde Ngunde, Koto-te-Nyiwa Ngbolua

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, September 2019
    Pages: 31-39
    Received: 23 August 2019
    Accepted: 26 September 2019
    Published: 11 October 2019
    Abstract: From times immemorial, medicinal plants have been used to relieve and cure human diseases. Currently, the control of bacterial infections is becoming complex due to the concern of antibiotic resistance, which has been a significant global health problem. The aim of this work was to determine the phytochemical composition as well as to assess the bi... Show More
  • Ampicillin Resistance in Haemophilus influenzae Isolated from Acute Respiratory Infections in Pediatrics

    Abdoulaye Diop, Assane Dieng, Abdoulaye Seck, Amary Fall, Amadou Diop, Djibril Boiro, Jean Baptisse Niokhor Diouf, Modou Gueye, Mbayame Niang, Makhtar Camara, Cheikh Saad Bouh Boye

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, September 2019
    Pages: 40-44
    Received: 20 February 2019
    Accepted: 10 April 2019
    Published: 16 October 2019
    Abstract: Haemophilus influenzae is a bacterium that can cause severe infections, occurring mostly in infants and children younger than five years of age. Antibiotic treatment may cause the emergence of resistant H. influenzae strains, particularly ampicillin-resistant strains. Antimicrobial resistance is a public health threat worldwide, particularly in the... Show More
  • Automated Parasite’s Detection in Microscopic Images of Stools Using Distance Regularized Level Set Evolution Initialized with Hough Transform

    Oscar Takam Nkamgang, Daniel Tchiotsop, Beaudelaire Saha Tchinda, Hilaire Bertand Fotsin

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, September 2019
    Pages: 45-58
    Received: 20 August 2019
    Accepted: 16 September 2019
    Published: 23 October 2019
    Abstract: Background and purpose: The analysis of biomedical microscopic images is carried out manually in medical laboratories. The manual analysis of clinical images lets to both repetitive tasks and management of huge amounts of data. This is tedious and times consuming for laboratory technicians. Inevitably, it is also prone to human errors. Our objectiv... Show More