Gbenga Shedrack Olayinka

Department of Medical Laboratory Science, Achievers University, Owo, Nigeria


  • Research   
    HIV p24 Antigen Antibodies to HIV1 HIV2 and TNF-α Level in the Plasma of Unbooked Teenage Pregnant Women
    Author(s): Mathew Folaranmi Olaniyan*, Tolulope Busayo Ojediran and Gbenga Shedrack Olayinka

    Introduction: Teenage pregnancy can occur out of wedlock which is often associated with a social stigma or within marriage. It is associated with poor healthcare as many may not be unbooked, medical problems such as infections/inflammatory responses, social issues, including lower educational levels and poverty. Aim and objective: This work was designed to determine HIV p24 antigen - antibodies to HIV-1/HIV-2 and TNF-α level in the plasma of unbooked teenage pregnant women to provide useful information for successful teenage pregnancy outcome. Materials and methods: Thirty one (31) unbooked teenage pregnant women (15–19 years); 23 unbooked pregnant women aged ≥ 20 years; 20 booked teenage pregnant women (15–19 years) and 50 non-pregnant women (15–41 years; Control) who were negative to Zi.. Read More»

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