Mabel Aworh

Also known as: Dr Mabel Kamweli Aworh-Ajumobi

Global Health, AMR, One Health, Public Health, Epidemiology, Bacterial Zoonosis

Mabel Aworh-Ajumobi, DVM, MPH, FCVSN, PhD is currently a Postdoctoral Research Scholar at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. Previously, Mabel was a Deputy Director and Epidemiologist at the Department of Veterinary & Pest Control Services, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development with over a decade of experience in field epidemiology, public health, global health research, animal welfare and leadership, amongst others in government. Mabel is a recent graduate of the UK-aid Fleming Fund Fellowship on AMR Surveillance in Animal Health and the immediate past OIE National Focal Point on Animal Welfare in Nigeria. She received her DVM from the University of Ibadan, her Master of Public Health and PhD. Veterinary Public Health & Preventive Medicine from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Nigeria. She is also a Fellow, College of Veterinary Surgeons, Nigeria – Public Health Specialty. Mabel was a visiting scholar at North Carolina State University, USA. Dr Aworh is a graduate of the Nigeria Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program and has conducted research focused on One Health issues. Mabel has led research teams and currently has 27 publications in peer-review journals. She is a member of the AMR Technical Working Group and leads Nigerian delegates to Codex Committee meetings including the Codex intergovernmental task force on AMR and Codex Committee on Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Foods. Mabel has supported NFELTP in mentoring graduates and current residents of the program. She is a lead trainer at the FETP frontline program since its inception and has facilitated the advanced NFELTP course. Mabel is desirous of making a difference through research, especially in addressing gaps identified during the Nigerian AMR situation analysis with the ultimate goal towards improving Global health by enhancing food safety and reducing the burden of AMR.

Works (36)

Updated: April 15th, 2024 05:54

2024 journal article

Characteristics of antimicrobial resistance in <i>Escherichia coli</i> isolated from retail meat products in North Carolina

PLOS ONE, 19(1).

By: M. Aworh n, S. Thakur n, C. Gensler n, E. Harrell n, L. Harden n, P. Fedorka-Cray n, M. Jacob n

TL;DR: The lack of an association between MDR E. coli in retail meat and antibiotic use claim, including those with no indication of antimicrobial use, suggests that additional research is required to understand the origin of resistance. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 26, 2024

2024 journal article

Rare serovars of non-typhoidal <i>Salmonella enterica</i> isolated from humans, beef cattle and abattoir environments in Nigeria

PLOS ONE, 19(1).

By: M. Aworh n, P. Nilsson*, B. Egyir*, F. Owusu* & R. Hendriksen*

Ed(s): G. Trueba

TL;DR: First report of rare serovars in Nigeria with MDR phenotypes in humans, cattle, and abattoir environments is reported and demonstrates the spread of resistance in the abattoir environment possibly by MGEs and emphasizes the importance of genomic surveillance. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 26, 2024

2023 journal article

African women in science and development, bridging the gender gap

World Development Perspectives, 31, 100528.

By: L. Founou*, K. Yamba*, V. Kouamou*, E. Yeboah*, B. Saidy*, L. Jawara, H. Bah*, B. Ba*, M. Aworh*, S. Darboe*

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2024

2023 journal article

Assessing the mechanisms of multi-drug resistant non-typhoidal <i>Salmonella</i> (NTS) serovars isolated from layer chicken farms in Nigeria

PLOS ONE, 18(9).

By: I. Fagbamila*, E. Ramon*, A. Lettini*, M. Muhammad*, A. Longo*, K. Antonello*, M. Aworh n, J. Kwaga* ...

Ed(s): N. Jomehzadeh

TL;DR: This study recorded strictly related but diversely distributed Salmonella serovars with high AMR rates in poultry, and recommends strict regulation on antimicrobial use and regular monitoring of AMR trends among bacteria isolated from animals and humans to inform public policy. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 21, 2023

2023 journal article

Cholera outbreak in some communities in North-East Nigeria, 2019: an unmatched case–control study

BMC Public Health, 23(1).

By: I. Fagbamila*, M. Abdulkarim*, M. Aworh*, B. Uba*, M. Balogun*, P. Nguku*, A. Gandi*, I. Abdullahi ...

MeSH headings : Child; Humans; Cholera / epidemiology; Case-Control Studies; Nigeria / epidemiology; Disease Outbreaks; Water; Diarrhea / epidemiology
TL;DR: Attending social gatherings and drinking unsafe water were risk factors for cholera infection and public health actions included chlorination of wells and distribution of water guard bottles to households and public education on cholera prevention. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 26, 2023

2023 journal article

Global diversity and antimicrobial resistance of typhoid fever pathogens: Insights from a meta-analysis of 13,000 Salmonella Typhi genomes

ELife, 12.

TL;DR: A meta-analysis of global genotype and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) determinants extracted from previously sequenced genome data and analysed using consistent methods implemented in open analysis platforms GenoTyphi and Pathogenwatch indicates that ciprofloxacin non-susceptibility (>1 resistance determinant) is widespread across geographies and genotypes. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2024

2023 journal article

Quinolone-resistant Escherichia coli at the interface between humans, poultry and their shared environment- a potential public health risk

One Health Outlook, 5(1).

By: M. Aworh*, J. Kwaga*, R. Hendriksen*, E. Okolocha*, E. Harrell n & S. Thakur n

TL;DR: PMQR genes were prevalent in E. coli isolates recovered from healthy humans, chickens and poultry farm/market environments and government agencies should enforce regulations to restrict the use of critically important antimicrobials in poultry production. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: May 26, 2023

2022 journal article

A Retrospective Study of the Seroprevalence of Dengue Virus and Chikungunya Virus Exposures in Nigeria, 2010–2018

Pathogens, 11(7), 762.

By: P. Ekong*, M. Aworh*, E. Grossi-Soyster*, Y. Wungak*, N. Maurice*, J. Altamirano*, M. Ekong*, B. Olugasa* ...

author keywords: arbovirus; dengue; chikungunya; seroprevalence; IgG ELISA; Nigeria
TL;DR: The high seropositivity across all age groups suggests that arboviral infections are prevalent in Nigeria and indicates that surveillance and further epidemiological studies are required to determine the true burden of these infections and the spectrum of diseases associated with these exposures. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 27, 2022

2022 journal article

Assessment of healthcare waste management practices among healthcare workers at two hospitals in Abuja, Nigeria

Sokoto Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 20(5).

By: M. Aworh*, J. Kwaga* & E. Okolocha*

TL;DR: The level of HCW management practices in both facilities was found to be level 2: operating in a manner with some aspects that are considered sustainable, especially in resource-limited settings, and Hospital Management Board needs to ensure that measures needed to improve the HCWM at hospitals are provided. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 29, 2022

2022 journal article

Extended-Spectrum ß-Lactamase-Producing Escherichia coli Among Humans, Beef Cattle, and Abattoir Environments in Nigeria

Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, 12.

By: M. Aworh*, E. Ekeng*, P. Nilsson*, B. Egyir*, C. Owusu-Nyantakyi* & R. Hendriksen*

author keywords: antimicrobial; resistance; abattoir; cattle; environment; Escherichia coli; Nigeria
MeSH headings : Abattoirs; Animals; Anti-Bacterial Agents / pharmacology; Bacterial Zoonoses / genetics; Bacterial Zoonoses / metabolism; Bacterial Zoonoses / transmission; Cattle; Cross-Sectional Studies; Escherichia coli / metabolism; Escherichia coli Infections / epidemiology; Escherichia coli Infections / microbiology; Escherichia coli Infections / transmission; Escherichia coli Infections / veterinary; Escherichia coli Proteins; Humans; Nigeria / epidemiology; beta-Lactamases / genetics; beta-Lactamases / metabolism
TL;DR: This study demonstrates the horizontal transfer of ESBL genes possibly by MGEs and buttresses the importance of genomic surveillance and healthcare workers should be sensitized that people working closely with cattle or in abattoir environments are a high-risk group for fecal carriage of ESbl-EC when compared with the general population. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 29, 2022

2022 article

Global diversity and antimicrobial resistance of typhoid fever pathogens: insights from 13,000SalmonellaTyphi genomes

Carey, M. E., Dyson, Z. A., Ingle, D. J., Amir, A., Aworh, M. K., Chattaway, M. A., … Holt, K. E. (2022, December 30).

By: M. Carey*, Z. Dyson*, D. Ingle*, A. Amir*, M. Aworh*, M. Chattaway, K. Chew*, J. Crump* ...

TL;DR: This analysis represents the largest Typhi genome sequence collection to date, and provides a detailed overview of global genotype and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) distribution and temporal trends, generated using open analysis platforms (GenoTyphi and Pathogenwatch). (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: September 21, 2023

2022 journal article

Molecular characterization of multi drug resistant Escherichia coli isolates at a tertiary hospital in Abuja, Nigeria

Scientific Reports, 12(1).

By: N. Medugu*, M. Aworh*, K. Iregbu*, P. Nwajiobi-Princewill*, K. Abdulraheem*, D. Hull n, L. Harden n, P. Singh* ...

MeSH headings : Anti-Bacterial Agents / pharmacology; Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use; Drug Resistance, Multiple, Bacterial / genetics; Escherichia coli / genetics; Escherichia coli Infections / drug therapy; Escherichia coli Infections / epidemiology; Escherichia coli Proteins / genetics; Female; Humans; Male; Microbial Sensitivity Tests; Nigeria / epidemiology; Tertiary Care Centers; beta-Lactamases / genetics; beta-Lactamases / metabolism
TL;DR: The genetic diversity and MDR E. coli with the emergence of ST410 and ST101 clones is concerning because of the potential for rapid dissemination in hospitals and communities- further increasing the problems of antibiotic resistance. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries, Web Of Science
Added: September 28, 2022

2021 journal article

Assessing knowledge, attitude, and practices of veterinarians towards antimicrobial use and stewardship as drivers of inappropriate use in Abuja, Nigeria

One Health Outlook, 3(1).

By: M. Aworh*, J. Kwaga* & E. Okolocha*

author keywords: Knowledge Assessment; Prescribing Practices; Antimicrobial Resistance; Antimicrobial Stewardship; Antimicrobial Use; Nigeria
TL;DR: Veterinarians were aware of the occurrence of resistant pathogens and agreed that restricting antimicrobial use in animal health care was necessary to reduce AMR, and referred to the veterinary formulary when in doubt of the appropriate antimicrobial agent to administer. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: September 29, 2022

2021 journal article

Genetic relatedness of multidrug resistant Escherichia coli isolated from humans, chickens and poultry environments

Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control, 10(1).

By: M. Aworh*, J. Kwaga*, R. Hendriksen*, E. Okolocha* & S. Thakur n

author keywords: Escherichia coli; Antimicrobial resistance; Prevalence; Chicken; Multidrug resistance; Genetic relatedness; One health; Nigeria
MeSH headings : Animals; Anti-Bacterial Agents / pharmacology; Chickens / microbiology; Cross-Sectional Studies; Drug Resistance, Multiple, Bacterial / genetics; Escherichia coli / genetics; Escherichia coli / isolation & purification; Farms; Humans; Microbial Sensitivity Tests; Multilocus Sequence Typing; Nigeria; Phylogeny; Plasmids / genetics; Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide; Poultry / microbiology; Whole Genome Sequencing
TL;DR: The prevalence and genetic relatedness among MDR E. coli isolated from poultry-workers, chickens, and poultry environments in Abuja, Nigeria and the emergence of MDR E.coli with novel ST in two isolates may be plasmid-mediated. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref, ORCID
Added: April 5, 2021

2021 article

Genetic relatedness of multidrug resistant Escherichia coli isolated from humans, chickens and poultry environments

Aworh, M. K., Kwaga, J. K. P., Hendriksen, R. S., Okolocha, E. C., & Thakur, S. (2021, February 10).

By: M. Aworh*, J. Kwaga*, R. Hendriksen*, E. Okolocha* & S. Thakur n

Source: ORCID
Added: September 21, 2023

2021 journal article

Prevalence and risk factors for faecal carriage of multidrug resistant Escherichia coli among slaughterhouse workers

Scientific Reports, 11(1).

By: M. Aworh*, O. Abiodun-Adewusi*, N. Mba*, B. Helwigh* & R. Hendriksen*

MeSH headings : Abattoirs; Adolescent; Adult; Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use; Cross-Sectional Studies; Drug Resistance, Multiple, Bacterial / physiology; Escherichia coli / drug effects; Escherichia coli / isolation & purification; Escherichia coli Infections / drug therapy; Escherichia coli Infections / epidemiology; Escherichia coli Infections / etiology; Feces / microbiology; Female; Humans; Male; Prevalence; Risk Factors; Young Adult
TL;DR: Prevalence of resistant E. coli was highest among butchers and associated with keeping animals at home, eating at work, and waste-collection, and hand-hygiene and responsible use of antibiotics among slaughterhouse workers should be encouraged. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 29, 2022

2021 journal article

Prioritization of zoonotic diseases of public health significance in Nigeria using the one-health approach

One Health, 13, 100257.

By: C. Ihekweazu*, C. Michael*, P. Nguku*, N. Waziri*, A. Habib*, M. Muturi*, A. Olufemi*, A. Dzikwi-Emennaa* ...

author keywords: Zoonotic diseases; Prioritization; Public Health; One Health; Nigeria
TL;DR: Rabies, avian influenza, Ebola Virus Disease, swine influenza and anthrax are ranked as the first five priority zoonoses in Nigeria, the first major step of bringing together experts from the human-animal-environment health spectrum in Nigeria. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 28, 2022

2021 journal article

Viral suppression among HIV-positive patients on antiretroviral therapy in northwestern Nigeria: an eleven-year review of tertiary care centre records, January 2009–December 2019

BMC Infectious Diseases, 21(1).

By: S. Abdullahi*, O. Ibrahim*, A. Okeji*, R. Yandoma*, I. Bashir*, S. Haladu*, S. Idris*, T. Oseni* ...

author keywords: Viral suppression; HIV-Positives; Antiretroviral Therapy; Nigeria
MeSH headings : Anti-HIV Agents / therapeutic use; Antiretroviral Therapy, Highly Active; CD4 Lymphocyte Count; Cross-Sectional Studies; HIV Infections / drug therapy; Humans; Nigeria; Retrospective Studies; Tertiary Care Centers; Viral Load
TL;DR: A good viral suppression among PLHIV on HAART was demonstrated, and variables associated with viral suppression included unemployment, formal education, high baseline CD4 count, and first line HAART regimen. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 28, 2022

2020 journal article

Evaluation of the national tuberculosis surveillance and response systems, 2018 to 2019: National Tuberculosis, Leprosy and Buruli Ulcer Control Programme, Abuja, Nigeria

Pan African Medical Journal, 35.

By: A. Kwaghe, C. Umeokonkwo & M. Aworh*

Contributors: A. Kwaghe, C. Umeokonkwo & M. Aworh*

author keywords: Surveillance system evaluation; tuberculosis; leprosy; buruli ulcer; Nigeria
MeSH headings : Buruli Ulcer / epidemiology; Female; Health Personnel / education; Humans; Leprosy / epidemiology; Male; Nigeria / epidemiology; Population Surveillance / methods; Program Development; Program Evaluation; Surveys and Questionnaires; Tuberculosis / epidemiology
TL;DR: The TB surveillance system in Nigeria is useful, representative, acceptable, has good data quality, timely, and sensitive, but needs to be funded more by the government. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 27, 2022

2020 journal article

Extended-spectrum ß-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli among humans, chickens and poultry environments in Abuja, Nigeria

One Health Outlook, 2(1).

By: M. Aworh*, J. Kwaga*, E. Okolocha*, L. Harden n, D. Hull n, R. Hendriksen*, S. Thakur n

author keywords: Escherichia coli; Antimicrobial resistance; Chicken; Extended-spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBL); Nigeria
TL;DR: It is important to educate healthcare workers that people in proximity with poultry are a high-risk group for faecal carriage of ESBL-EC, hence pose a higher risk to the general population for the spread of antimicrobial resistance. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: June 7, 2022

2020 article

Genetic relatedness of multidrug resistant Escherichia coli isolated from humans, chickens and poultry environments

Aworh, M. K., Kwaga, J. K. P., Hendriksen, R. S., Okolocha, E. C., & Thakur, S. (2020, June 23).

By: M. Aworh*, J. Kwaga*, R. Hendriksen*, E. Okolocha* & S. Thakur n

Source: ORCID
Added: September 21, 2023

2020 article

Genetic relatedness of multidrug resistant Escherichia coli isolated from humans, chickens and poultry environments

AWORH, M. A. B. E. L. K. A. M. W. E. L. I., Kwaga, J. K. P., Hendriksen, R. S., Okolocha, E. C., & Thakur, S. (2020, November 5).

By: M. Aworh n, J. Kwaga n, R. Hendriksen n, E. Okolocha n & S. Thakur n

Source: ORCID
Added: September 21, 2023

2020 journal article

Magnitude and trends of ruminants, Pigs and poultry diseases in Taraba State, Nigeria, 2013- 2017: implications for public health

PAMJ - One Health, 2.

By: A. Kwaghe, D. Okomah, M. Aworh*, E. Awosanya, C. Umeokonkwo, E. Yarai, C. Ameh, J. Kabir

TL;DR: The magnitude and pattern of animal diseases of zoonotic and public Health importance in Taraba State is high and endemic and public and environmental health is advocated towards the prevention and control of these diseases. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 28, 2022

2019 journal article

Measles outbreaks and Supplemental Immunization Activities (SIAs): the Gwagwalada experience, Abuja 2015

Pan African Medical Journal, 32, 10.

By: O. Olugbade*, A. Adeyemi, H. Adeoti*, O. Ilesanmi*, S. Gidado*, N. Waziri*, M. Aworh*

Contributors: O. Olugbade*, A. Adeyemi, A. Adeoti*, O. Ilesanmi*, S. Gidado*, N. Waziri*, M. Aworh*

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Child; Child, Preschool; Disease Outbreaks; Female; Humans; Immunization / statistics & numerical data; Immunization Programs; Immunoglobulin M / blood; Infant; Male; Measles / epidemiology; Measles / prevention & control; Measles / transmission; Measles Vaccine / administration & dosage; Nigeria / epidemiology; Time Factors; Vaccination Coverage; Young Adult
TL;DR: There was an unusual increase in the number of measles cases during the measles SIAs in communities where children were missed, and the area council authorities and primary healthcare team need to create awareness on the importance of measles vaccination and ensure that these communities are targeted and covered during subsequent SIAs. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 27, 2022

2019 journal article

Prevalence and risk factors for multi-drug resistant Escherichia coli among poultry workers in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Nigeria

PLOS ONE, 14(11), e0225379.

By: M. Aworh*, J. Kwaga*, E. Okolocha*, N. Mba* & S. Thakur n

Contributors: M. Aworh*, J. Kwaga*, E. Okolocha*, N. Mba* & S. Thakur n

Ed(s): G. Woźniakowski

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Animals; Cross-Sectional Studies; Escherichia coli / drug effects; Escherichia coli Infections / epidemiology; Escherichia coli Infections / microbiology; Female; Humans; Male; Nigeria / epidemiology; Poultry Diseases / epidemiology; Prevalence; Risk Factors; Surveys and Questionnaires; Young Adult
TL;DR: Prevalence of resistant E. coli was highest among farm-workers and associated with older farms/markets, occupational exposure of over 10 years and poor hygienic measures. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: June 8, 2020

2018 journal article

Antimicrobial Resistance in Food Animals and the Environment in Nigeria: A Review

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15(6), 1284.

By: N. Oloso*, S. Fagbo*, M. Garbati*, S. Olonitola*, E. Awosanya*, M. Aworh*, H. Adamu*, I. Odetokun*, F. Fasina*

Contributors: N. Oloso*, S. Fagbo*, M. Garbati*, S. Olonitola*, E. Awosanya*, M. Aworh*, H. Adamu*, I. Odetokun*, F. Fasina*

author keywords: antimicrobial resistance; antibiotics residue; food animals; environment; bacteria; Nigeria
MeSH headings : Animal Husbandry / methods; Animals; Animals, Domestic / microbiology; Anti-Infective Agents / pharmacology; Drug Residues; Drug Resistance, Bacterial; Environmental Monitoring; Humans; Nigeria
TL;DR: The contributions of food animals and the environment (2000–2016) to the AMR burden in Nigeria using a Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) flowchart focused on three areas: Antimicrobial resistance, residues, and antiseptics studies. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 27, 2022

2017 journal article

Sero-prevalence and intrinsic factors associated with Brucella infection in food animals slaughtered at abattoirs in Abuja, Nigeria

BMC Research Notes, 10(1).

By: M. Aworh*, E. Okolocha*, E. Awosanya* & F. Fasina*

Contributors: M. Aworh*, E. Okolocha*, E. Awosanya* & F. Fasina*

MeSH headings : Abattoirs / statistics & numerical data; Animals; Brucellosis / diagnosis; Brucellosis / epidemiology; Cattle; Cattle Diseases / epidemiology; Cattle Diseases / microbiology; Goat Diseases / epidemiology; Goat Diseases / microbiology; Goats; Neglected Diseases / diagnosis; Neglected Diseases / epidemiology; Nigeria / epidemiology; Seroepidemiologic Studies; Sheep; Sheep Diseases / epidemiology; Sheep Diseases / microbiology
TL;DR: It was showed that the prevalence of Brucella infection was low in food animals slaughtered at abattoirs in Abuja, Nigeria, however, of all animals screened, seropositivity to BrucellA infection was highest in goats with Red Sokoto breed of goats more likely to acquire the disease when compared to other breeds. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 27, 2022

2014 journal article

High concentration of blood lead levels among young children in Bagega community, Zamfara - Nigeria and the potential risk factor

The Pan African Medical Journal, 18, 14.

By: O. Ajumobi*, A. Tsofo*, M. Yango*, M. Aworh*, I. Anagbogu*, A. Mohammed*, N. Umar-Tsafe*, S. Mohammed* ...

Contributors: O. Ajumobi*, A. Tsofo*, M. Yango*, M. Aworh*, I. Anagbogu*, A. Mohammed*, N. Umar-Tsafe*, S. Mohammed* ...

MeSH headings : Child, Preschool; Cross-Sectional Studies; Disease Outbreaks; Dust; Environmental Exposure; Family Characteristics; Gold; Health Surveys; Humans; Infant; Lead / blood; Lead Poisoning / blood; Lead Poisoning / epidemiology; Lead Poisoning / mortality; Mass Screening; Mining / legislation & jurisprudence; Nigeria / epidemiology; Population Surveillance; Risk Factors; Seizures / chemically induced; Seizures / epidemiology; Soil / chemistry
TL;DR: There was an LP outbreak in U5 in Bagega community possibly due to heavy contamination of the environment as a result of increased ore processing activities and support for sustained environmental remediation, health education, intensified surveillance, and case management is recommended. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: September 27, 2022

2013 journal article

Human brucellosis: seroprevalence and associated exposure factors among abattoir workers in Abuja, Nigeria - 2011

Pan African Medical Journal, 16.

By: M. Aworh*, E. Okolocha*, J. Kwaga*, F. Fasina*, D. Lazarus*, I. Suleman*, G. Poggensee*, P. Nguku*, P. Nsubuga*

Contributors: M. Aworh*, E. Okolocha*, J. Kwaga*, F. Fasina*, D. Lazarus*, I. Suleman*, G. Poggensee*, P. Nguku*, P. Nsubuga*

TL;DR: Seroprevalence of HB among abattoir-workers in Abuja was high and factors associated with HB were occupational-exposure of >5years and eating raw-meat. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 27, 2022

2013 journal article

Seroprevalence of bovine brucellosis in northern Plateau State, North Central Nigeria

Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease, 3(5), 337–340.

By: N. Maurice*, S. Wungak*, B. Gana*, M. Nanven*, E. Ngbede*, A. Ibrahim*, M. Aworh*, L. Konzing*, S. Hambolu*, V. Gugong*

Contributors: N. Maurice*, S. Wungak*, B. Gana*, M. Nanven*, E. Ngbede*, A. Ibrahim*, M. Aworh*, L. Konzing*, S. Hambolu*, V. Gugong*

Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 27, 2022

2012 journal article

Protective Effects of Allopurinol on Diclofenac-Induced Toxicity in Domestic Chicken

International Journal of Toxicological and Pharmacological Research, 4(4), 88–95. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84870935765&partnerID=MN8TOARS

By: M. Aworh, E. Omogbai, E. Ighodalo-Borha & O. Akanbi

Contributors: M. Aworh, E. Omogbai, E. Ighodalo-Borha & O. Akanbi

Sources: ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 27, 2022

2012 journal article

Seroprevalence of Brucella Abortus Antibodies in Slaughtered Cattle and Meat by-products Handlers in Ilorin Abattoir, Kwara State, Nigeria

Prime Journal of Microbiology Research, 2(3), 109–113.

By: H. Olabode, B. Adah, W. Nafarnda, M. Aworh & R. Bello

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: October 1, 2022

2011 journal article

A Retrospective study of Rabies cases reported at Vom Christian Hospital, Plateau State, Nigeria, 2006-2010

Nigerian Veterinary Journal, 32(4), 366–370.

By: M. Aworh, C. Nwosuh, O. Ajumobi, P. Okewole, E. Okolocha, B. Akanbi, P. Nguku

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: October 1, 2022

2011 journal article

Evaluation of Laboratory Component of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Surveillance in Nigeria, 2010

Epidemiologie Et Sante Animale, (59/60), 301–304.

By: M. Aworh, T. Joannis, P. Okewole, C. Meseko, E. Okolocha, P. Ekong, G. Poggensee, P. Nguku

Event: International Conference on Animal Health Surveillance (ICAHS) at Lyon, France on May 17-20, 2011

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: May 31, 2023

2011 journal article

Serological Survey of Antibodies against Brucella Abortus in Cattle in Jos South Local Government Area

Vom Journal of Veterinary Science, 8, 39–43.

By: Y. Wungak, M. Aworh, N. Maurice, A. Balami, A. Danmarwa & H. Danthe

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: October 1, 2022

2008 journal article

Growth changes associated with feeding <i>Clarias gariepinus</i> with mouldy feeds

Animal Production Research Advances, 3(3).

By: M. Aworh*, O. Alaka, O. Olukunle & H. Olabode

Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: September 28, 2022

Employment

Updated: May 31st, 2023 17:05

2022 - present

North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina, US
Postdoctoral Research Scholar Population Health and Pathobiology

Funding History

Funding history based on the linked ORCID record. Updated: May 31st, 2023 18:10

grant August 1, 2019 - January 1, 2022
AMR Surveillance Fellowship – Animal Health at Department of Veterinary and Pest Control Services
Technical University of Denmark
award March 1 - August 1, 2019
ISAE Developing Countries Attendance Fund
53rd Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology (ISAE)
award May 1 - August 1, 2017
ISAE Developing Countries Attendance Fund
International Society for Applied Ethology

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