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American Journal of Epidemiology and Infectious Disease. 2020, 8(1), 13-15
DOI: 10.12691/ajeid-8-1-3
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Nigerian COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Patients Update, the Realities with Medical Laboratory Diagnostic Sites

Obeta M. Uchejeso1, , Ejinaka R. Obiorah1, Ofor I. Bassey2, Ikeagwulonu R. Chinaza3, Agbo Ejiofor C.4 and Abara Ukeme S1

1Federal School of Medical Laboratory Science, Jos-Nigeria

2Federal Medical Centre Yenagoa, Bayelsa-Nigeria

3Alex Ekwueme Federal University Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki-Nigeria

4Federal Medical Centre Umuahia-Nigeria

Pub. Date: April 22, 2020

Cite this paper:
Obeta M. Uchejeso, Ejinaka R. Obiorah, Ofor I. Bassey, Ikeagwulonu R. Chinaza, Agbo Ejiofor C. and Abara Ukeme S. Nigerian COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Patients Update, the Realities with Medical Laboratory Diagnostic Sites. American Journal of Epidemiology and Infectious Disease. 2020; 8(1):13-15. doi: 10.12691/ajeid-8-1-3

Abstract

Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has become a monster in various countries with developed technologies and those with little or no technology in medical diagnostics, Nigeria as an example. The quest to curb the pandemic is paramount and the inclusion of medical laboratory components is germane toward bringing COVID-19 to a halt. It is therefore imperative to expand the medical diagnostic sites in Nigeria to ensure wide spread testing and management of COVID-19.

Keywords:
COVID-19 medical laboratory diagnostic sites Nigeria

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