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Nneka Regina Agbakoba (nee Okwoli) was born on the 14th of September, 1960. She had her B.Sc. in Microbiology from the University of Ibadan, Masters degree (M.Sc.) in Medical Microbiology from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and her Doctorate degree (Ph.D) was from the University of Ibadan. She is a Fellow of the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (FMLSCN). She is a Professor of Medical Microbiology in the Faculty of Health Sciences and Technology of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. Nneka Regina Agbakoba (nee Okwoli) was born on the 14th of September, 1960. She had her B.Sc. in Microbiology from the University of Ibadan, Masters degree (M.Sc.) in Medical Microbiology from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and her Doctorate degree (Ph.D) was from the University of Ibadan. She is a Fellow of the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (FMLSCN). She is a Professor of Medical Microbiology in the Faculty of Health Sciences and Technology of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka.Interest Includes: Research interest is in Mycoplasmology (human genital Mycoplasmas) as well as the Human Microbiome Project with Metagenomics.
Books Published
Agbakoba NR, Adike C. N, Enweani I.B., Ezeanya, C.C. and Akujobi, C.N. (2019). Molecular Detection of Mycoplasma pneumoniae Virulent Gene from Sputum Samples of Subjects Attending Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, Anambra State, Nigeria. African Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences 48 (2): 225-231.

Okoli, AC., Agbakoba NR, Ezeanya CC., Oguejiofor CB. and Anukam KC (2019). Comparative Abundance and Functional Biomarkers of the Vaginal and Gut Microbiome of Nigerian Women with Bacterial Vaginosis: A Study with 16S rRNA Metagenomics. Journal of Medical Laboratory Science, 9(1): 1-26

Anukam KC, Agbakoba NR, Okoli AC and Oguejiofor CB (2019). Vaginal bacteriome of Nigerian women in health and disease: A study with 16S rRNA metagenomics. Tropical Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 36: 96 – 104.

Ezeanya CC., Agbakoba NR, Enweani IB. and Oguejiofor CB (2019) Predominance of cervicitis agents with minimal testing rate within the student population in Benin city, Nigeria, Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, DOI: 10.1080/01443615.2019.1584888

Anukam KC and Agbakoba NR (2017). Comparative study of the oral microbiome compositions of healthy postmenopausal, premenopausal and pre-pubertal Nigerian females using 16S rRNA metagenomics methods. Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice. 20 (10): 1250-1258.

Publications
1. Ahaneku, IO., Agbakoba NR., Ifeanyichukwu MO, Aloy-Amadi OC, Babandina MM, Dangana A. (2019). Molecular Detection of Human Immunodeficiency Virus from Healthy Blood Donors at Two Tertiary Hospitals in Nigeria American Journal of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, 2019, Vol. 7(1), 18-25.

2. Emele, FE., Agbakoba, NR., Chukwuka, CP., and Oguejiofor, CB (2019). Vaginal Carriage of Chlamydia trachomatis and Other Sexually Transmissible Pathogens Among Adolescents in Nigeria. Gynecology Obstetrics & Reproductive Medicine; 25(0):000-000 (In Press).

3. Agbakoba NR, Adike C. N, Enweani I.B., Ezeanya, C.C. and Akujobi, C.N. (2019). Molecular Detection of Mycoplasma pneumoniae Virulent Gene from Sputum Samples of Subjects Attending Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, Anambra State, Nigeria. African Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences 48 (2): 225-231.

4. Adaobi C. Okoli, AC., Agbakoba NR, Ezeanya CC., Oguejiofor CB. and Anukam KC (2019). Comparative Abundance and Functional Biomarkers of the Vaginal and Gut Microbiome of Nigerian Women with Bacterial Vaginosis: A Study with 16S rRNA Metagenomics. Journal of Medical Laboratory Science, 9(1): 1-26

5. Ezeanya CC., Agbakoba NR, Enweani IB. and Oguejiofor CB (2019) Predominance of cervicitis agents with minimal testing rate within the student population in Benin city, Nigeria, Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, DOI: 10.1080/01443615.2019.1584888

6. Anukam KC, Agbakoba NR, Okoli AC and Oguejiofor CB (2019). Vaginal bacteriome of Nigerian women in health and disease: A study with 16S rRNA metagenomics. Tropical Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 36: 96 – 104.

7. Anukam, K.C., Onwunzo, I.N., Olise, N.A., Duru, M. and Agbakoba, N.R. (2018). Oral Bacteriome Compositions Identified by 16S rRNA Metagenomics in a Randomly Selected “Healthy” Nigerian Male and Female subjects. International Journal of Research and Reports in Dentistry, 1(1): 1-11.

8. Osuji A, Agbakoba NR., Ifeanyichukwu MO (2018). Transfusion Transmissible Viral Infections Risk at Two Teaching Hospitals Blood Banks in Nigeria. American Journal of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, 6 (1): 9-15. DOI:10.12691/ajidm-6-1-3

9. Osuji A., Agbakoba NR, Ifeanyichukwu MO, Tatfeng M (2018). Occult Hepatitis B Virus Infection among Blood Donors at Two Teaching Hospitals in Nigeria: Implications for Blood Transfusion. American Journal of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Vol. 6, No. 1, 16-25 DOI:10.12691/ajidm-6-1-3

10. Ejike, CE; Agbakoba, NR; Ezeanya, CC; Emele, FE; Oguejiofor, CB and Dirisu, J (2018). Antifungal Susceptibility and Test for Cure of Candida Species Among Vulvovaginal Candidiasis Patients in a Secondary Care Hospital, Nigeria. African Journal of Clinical and Experimental Microbiology. 19 (1): 30-37.

11. Onukwube, CC., Agbakoba. NR, Egwuatu, CC and Aghanya, IN (2017). Detection of carbapenem resistant Klebsiella puemoniae isolates from clinical specimens in Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi. International Journal of Current Research and Review. 9(10): 44-48.

12. Anukam KC and Agbakoba NR (2017). Comparative study of the oral microbiome compositions of healthy postmenopausal, premenopausal and pre-pubertal Nigerian females using 16S rRNA metagenomics methods. Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice. 20 (10): 1250-1258.

13. Ezeador CO, Agbakoba NR, Ogude DN and Ejikeugwu C. (2017) Multi-Drug Resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa Isolated from Hospitals in Onitsha, South-Eastern Nigeria. International Archives of BioMedical and Clinical Research. 3(3):17-21. DOI:10.21276/iabcr.2017.3.3.5

14. Ezeanya CC, Agbakoba NR, Ejike CE and Okwelogu SI (2017). Evaluation of a Chromogenic Medium for the Detection of ESBL with Comparison to Double Disk Synergy Test. British Journal of Medicine & Medical Research 21(12): 1-11.

15. Ejike CE, Agbakoba NR, Ezeanya CC, Emele FE and Oguejiofor CB (2017). Non-Albicans Candida among Symptomatic Vulvovaginal Candidiasis Women in Onitsha, Nigeria International Journal of Health Sciences & Research (www.ijhsr.org) 7: (6) 84-89.

16. Okwelogu, IS and Agbakoba, NR (2017). Azithromycin Efficacy in the Treatment of Chlamydia trachomatis and Its Associated Factors among Male Subjects in Nnewi, Nigeria. International Journal of Novel Research in Healthcare and Nursing. 4, (1), 273-277.
17. Dirisu JO and Agbakoba NR (2016). Association of Vulvovaginal Candidiasis with ABO Blood Group Among Women in a Tertiary Care Hospital, South-Eastern.Nigeria. British Journal of Medical and Health Research 3(12): 1-9.

18. Ehiaghe JI, Nwobu RAU, Ehiaghe FA, Agbakoba NR, Agbonlahor DE and Uwabor CI (2016). Plasmid Profiling of Multidrug Resistant Bacteria Isolates from Surgical Site Infection in Nigeria. American Journal of Biotechnology and Molecular Sciences. 5(1): 23-32.

19. Okwelogu IS, Agbakoba NR and Oguejiofor C (2016). Semen Abnormality and Chlamydia Trachomatis Antibodies Among Male Patients Attending Fertility Clinics in Nnewi, Anambra State. International Journal of Advance Research 4 (9). 1141-1143] (ISSN 2320-5407).

20. Ezeador, CO and Agbakoba, NR (2016). Prevalence and Identification of BlaVEB-1, BlaSHV and BlaCTX-M in Pseudomonas aeruginosa Isolates from Hospitals in Onitsha Metropolis Using Polymerase Chain Reaction Technique. Global Journal of Molecular Sciences 11 (1): 1-6.

21. Chukwuanukwu, RC, Onyenekwe, CC, Martinez‐Pomares, L,Flynn, R Singh, S., Amilo, GI., Agbakoba, NR and Okoye, JO. (2016). Modulation of the immune response to Mycobacterium tuberculosis during Malaria/M. tuberculosis co‐infection. Clinical & Experimental Immunology DOI: 10.1111/cei.12861

22. Chukwuma GO, Akujobi CN, Ezeifeka GO, Ahaneku GI, Chukwuma OM, Nwaokorie FO, Manafa PO, Oluboyo AO, Akulue JC, Agbakoba NR. (2015). Prevalence and Possible Risk Factors for Human Papilloma Virus Among HIV Infected Women. Arch. Bas. App. Med. 3 2015) xxx - xxx

213. Nwankwo CU, Ezenwaka CE, Onuoha PC, Agbakoba NR(2015).Implementing diabetes self-management education (DSME) in a Nigerian population: perceptions of practice nurses and dieticians. Archives of Physiology & Biochemistry, DOI: 10.3109/13813455.2015.1031140, Early Online: 1–5, 2015

24. Ezenwaka, EC., Nwankwo, CU., Onuoha, PC., Agbakoba, NR.(2014). The Opinion of Practice Nurses and Dietitians on Implementing Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) in Africa and the Caribbean. International Journal of Diabetes Research 2014, 3(5): 71-77.

25. Chukwuka, CP., Agbakoba, NR., Emele, FE., Oguejiofor, C. Akujobi,CN., Ezeagwuna, DA and Onwunzo MC. (2013). Prevalence of Genital Mycoplasmas in the Vaginal Tracts of Adolescents in Nnewi, South-Eastern, Nigeria. World Journal of Medical Science 9 (4): 248-253

26. Ebenebe, JC, Emeka-Okafor, KM, Akujobi, CN, Ezeanya, CC, Agbakoba, NR, and Egwuatu, CC (2014). Plasmid Profile of Uropathogens among Children. British Journal of Medicine & Medical Research. 4(5): 1195-1203.

27. Okwuosa, OMTB, Chukwura, EI, Chukwuma GO, Okwuosa CN, Enweani IB, Agbakoba NR, Chukwuma CM, Manafa PO and Umedum CU (2012). Phytochemical and antifungal activities of Uvariachamae leaves and roots, Spondiasmombin leaves and bark and Comretum racemosum leaves. African Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences 41 (Suppl.) 99 – 103.

28. Agbakoba NR, Adetosoye AI, Adewole IF, Obi CM and Enemuor SC. (2011). Prevalence of Genital Mycoplasmas in Women of Various Socio-Economic Status .International Journal of Microbiological Research 2 (2): 162-166.

29. Ezeagwuna DA, Emele FE, Agbakoba NR, Ogbuagu CN, Ekejindu IM and Orji NM (2011). Investigating the relationship between malaria parasitaemia and widal positivity. Internet Journal of Tropical Medicine, 7 Number 2

30. Oluboyo AO, Edeh, GS, Oluboyo BO, Agbakoba NR, Okeke AC, Chukwuma CM, Chukwuanukwu RC and Manafa PO. (2009). Serum zinc levels and CD4+ T-cell Counts of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)-seropositive subjects in Nnewi, Nigeria. Journal of Medical Laboratory Science, 18(2): 33-37.

31. Chukwuma CM, Ekejindu IM, Agbakoba NR, Nwosu DC, Ezeagwuna DA and Anahalu IC. (2009). The prevalence and risk factors of geohelminth infections among primary school children in Ebenebe town, Anambra State, Nigeria. Middle East Journal of Scientific Research, 4(3): 211- 215.

32. Ezeugwunne IP, Agbakoba NR, Nnamah NK and Anahalu IC (2009). The prevalence of bacteria in packaged sachet water sold in Nnewi, South East, Nigeria. World Journal of Dairy & Food Sciences. 4(1): 19-21.

33. Chukwuma GO, Emele FE, Enweani IB, Agbakoba NR, Manafa PO, Chukwuma CM, Okwuosa MTB and Akujobi CN (2008). Relationship between Chlamydia seropositivity and presence of symptoms of sexually transmitted infections among students of NnamdiAzikiwe University, Awka. Journal of Biomedical Investigation 6(2): 29-31.

34. Akujobi CN, Ojukwu CL, Agbakoba NR, Ekejindu IM, Ekejindu GOC and Emele FE (2008). Prevalence of Trichomonas vaginalis among pregnant and non-pregnant women in Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, Anambra State Nigeria. Journal of Biomedical Investigations 6(1): 29-32.

35. Chukwuma MC, Oyeka CA, Nwosu DC, Enweani IB, Agbakoba NR and Okwuosa MTB (2008). Isolation of Dermatiaceous fungi from soil and their pathogenic potentials. Journal of Biomedical Investigations 6(1): 10-13.

36. Agbakoba NR. (2008). Human Genital Mycoplasmas: An overview. HealthPoints Africa Magazine 1: 17-18.

37. Agbakoba NR, Adetosoye AI, Adewole IF and Chukwuma CM (2008). Isolation of vaginal pathogens along with genital mycoplasmas from asymptomatic gynaecology and antenatal clinic attendees. American-Eurasian Journal of Scientific Research 3 (2): 195-198.

38. Ilo CE, Ezejiofor NA, Agbakoba NR, Brown SA, Maduagwuna CA, Agbasi PU and Orisakwe OE. (2008). Effect of chloroquine on the urinary excretion of ciprofloxacin. American Journal of Therapeutics 15 (5): 419-422.

39. Agbakoba NR, Adetosoye AI, Adesina OA and Adewole IF (2008). Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) assay of Ureaplasma strains isolated from the high vaginal swabs of women in Ibadan, Nigeria. African Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences. 37(3): 249-254.

40. Agbakoba NR, Adetosoye AI and Adewole AI (2007). The presence of Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma species in the vagina of women of reproductive age. West African Journal of Medicine 26(1): 28 - 31.

41. Agbakoba NR, Adetosoye AI and Ikechebelu JI (2007). Genital mycoplasmas in semen samples of males attending a tertiary care hospital in Nigeria: any role in sperm count reduction? Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice. 10(2):169-173.

42. Agbakoba NR and Oseni, SB. (2007). Inter-relationship between malaria parasitaemia and Widal reaction In febrile patients. Journal of Biomedical Investigation. 5(2): 53-56.
43. Agbakoba NR, Adetosoye AI, Alaka OO and Adewole, IF (2006). Colonization of mouse reproductive organs following vaginal inoculation with human ureaplasma: Effect on fertility. World Journal of Medical Sciences. 1(2): 140-143.
44. Agbakoba NR, Adetosoye AI and Adewole IF (2006). Biochemical and serological characterization of Mycoplasma strains isolated from the genital tracts of humans in Nigeria. African Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences 35: 125-129.

45. Ilo CE, Ilondu NA, Okwoli NR, Brown SA, Elo-Ilo JC, Agbasi PU and Orisakwe OE (2006). Effect of Chloroquine on the bioviability of Ciprofloxaxin in Humans. American Journal of Therapeutics. 13(5): 432-435.

46. Okpala OC and Okwoli NR (2005). Genital tract Microbial Floral Hystero-salpingography. Tropical Journal of Medical Research. 9 (1): 28-30.

47. Okwoli NR, Adetosoye, AI and Adewole, IF (2004). The Gram Stain smear: A screening
test for genital mycoplasmas from vaginal specimens prior to culture. Journal of Biomedical Investigation 2 (1): 26-30.

48. Okwoli NR, Adinma JIB and Unaeze CN (2002). Laboratory diagnosis of Gardnerella vaginalis vaginosis. West African Journal of Medicine. 21: 244-247.

49. Okwoli NR., Ele PU and Ekejindu GOC (2002): Pattern of Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections and antimicrobial susceptibility in a tertiary care University Teaching Hospital. Tropical Journal of Medical Research. 6: 28-32.

50. Adinma JIB-D, Okwoli NR, Agbai AO and Unaeze NC (2001): Prevalence of Gardnerella vaginalis in pregnant women. African Journal of Reproductive Health. 5: 50-55.

51. Adinma JIB-D, Okwoli NR, Agbai AO and Unaeze NC (2000). Gardnerella vaginalisvaginosis in Nigerian Igbo Women. Trop. J. Obstet&Gynaecol. 17: 21-23.

52. Adinma JIB-D, Okwoli NR, Agbai AO and Unaeze NC (2000). Gardnerella vaginalis: a comparison of two methods of laboratory detection. Nigerian Quarterly Journal of Hospital Medicine. 10: 38-40.

53. Osuafor TOK, Okwoli NR., Ngbenwelu FC and Okafor PIS (1999): The pattern of urinary tract infection at NnamdiAzikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH), Nnewi. Tropical Journal of Medical Research. 3: 70 – 74.

54. Osuafor TOK and Okwoli NR (1999). The pattern of intestinal parasites in adults at the NnamdiAzikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH), Nnewi. Nigerian Journal of Internal Medicine. 2: 54 – 55.

55. Adinma JIB, Okwoli NR and Unaeze NC (1997). Treatment of Gardnerella vaginalis infections. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecolology. 17: 573-575.

56. Adinma JIB and Okwoli NR (1996): Genital tract microbial flora of pregnant women. Nigerian Medical Journal. 30: 43-44.

(ii) Conference proceedings

57. Enweani IB., Agbakoba NR and Ekejindu IM (2013). Climate Change and Its Impact on Health in Nigeria. 2nd Africa Regional Conference Technical Proceedings organized by Organization for Women in Sciences for the Developing World (OWSD). Sunyani, Ghana. pp 496-505.

58. Agbakoba NR, Adetosoye A I, Adewole IF, Chukwuma CM and Okwuosa MTB. (2009). Prevalence of Genital Mycoplasmas In Women Of Various Socio-Economic Status. African Regional Conference of the Third World Organization of Women in Science (TWOWS), Book of Conference Proceedings, Abuja, Nigeria. Page: 215 - 221.

1. Ahaneku, IO., Agbakoba NR., Ifeanyichukwu MO, Aloy-Amadi OC, Babandina MM, Dangana A. (2019). Molecular Detection of Human Immunodeficiency Virus from Healthy Blood Donors at Two Tertiary Hospitals in Nigeria American Journal of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, 2019, Vol. 7(1), 18-25.

2. Emele, FE., Agbakoba, NR., Chukwuka, CP., and Oguejiofor, CB (2019). Vaginal Carriage of Chlamydia trachomatis and Other Sexually Transmissible Pathogens Among Adolescents in Nigeria. Gynecology Obstetrics & Reproductive Medicine; 25(0):000-000 (In Press).

3. Agbakoba NR, Adike C. N, Enweani I.B., Ezeanya, C.C. and Akujobi, C.N. (2019). Molecular Detection of Mycoplasma pneumoniae Virulent Gene from Sputum Samples of Subjects Attending Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, Anambra State, Nigeria. African Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences 48 (2): 225-231.

4. Adaobi C. Okoli, AC., Agbakoba NR, Ezeanya CC., Oguejiofor CB. and Anukam KC (2019). Comparative Abundance and Functional Biomarkers of the Vaginal and Gut Microbiome of Nigerian Women with Bacterial Vaginosis: A Study with 16S rRNA Metagenomics. Journal of Medical Laboratory Science, 9(1): 1-26

5. Ezeanya CC., Agbakoba NR, Enweani IB. and Oguejiofor CB (2019) Predominance of cervicitis agents with minimal testing rate within the student population in Benin city, Nigeria, Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, DOI: 10.1080/01443615.2019.1584888

6. Anukam KC, Agbakoba NR, Okoli AC and Oguejiofor CB (2019). Vaginal bacteriome of Nigerian women in health and disease: A study with 16S rRNA metagenomics. Tropical Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 36: 96 – 104.

7. Anukam, K.C., Onwunzo, I.N., Olise, N.A., Duru, M. and Agbakoba, N.R. (2018). Oral Bacteriome Compositions Identified by 16S rRNA Metagenomics in a Randomly Selected “Healthy” Nigerian Male and Female subjects. International Journal of Research and Reports in Dentistry, 1(1): 1-11.

8. Osuji A, Agbakoba NR., Ifeanyichukwu MO (2018). Transfusion Transmissible Viral Infections Risk at Two Teaching Hospitals Blood Banks in Nigeria. American Journal of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, 6 (1): 9-15. DOI:10.12691/ajidm-6-1-3

9. Osuji A., Agbakoba NR, Ifeanyichukwu MO, Tatfeng M (2018). Occult Hepatitis B Virus Infection among Blood Donors at Two Teaching Hospitals in Nigeria: Implications for Blood Transfusion. American Journal of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Vol. 6, No. 1, 16-25 DOI:10.12691/ajidm-6-1-3

10. Ejike, CE; Agbakoba, NR; Ezeanya, CC; Emele, FE; Oguejiofor, CB and Dirisu, J (2018). Antifungal Susceptibility and Test for Cure of Candida Species Among Vulvovaginal Candidiasis Patients in a Secondary Care Hospital, Nigeria. African Journal of Clinical and Experimental Microbiology. 19 (1): 30-37.

11. Onukwube, CC., Agbakoba. NR, Egwuatu, CC and Aghanya, IN (2017). Detection of carbapenem resistant Klebsiella puemoniae isolates from clinical specimens in Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi. International Journal of Current Research and Review. 9(10): 44-48.

12. Anukam KC and Agbakoba NR (2017). Comparative study of the oral microbiome compositions of healthy postmenopausal, premenopausal and pre-pubertal Nigerian females using 16S rRNA metagenomics methods. Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice. 20 (10): 1250-1258.

13. Ezeador CO, Agbakoba NR, Ogude DN and Ejikeugwu C. (2017) Multi-Drug Resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa Isolated from Hospitals in Onitsha, South-Eastern Nigeria. International Archives of BioMedical and Clinical Research. 3(3):17-21. DOI:10.21276/iabcr.2017.3.3.5

14. Ezeanya CC, Agbakoba NR, Ejike CE and Okwelogu SI (2017). Evaluation of a Chromogenic Medium for the Detection of ESBL with Comparison to Double Disk Synergy Test. British Journal of Medicine & Medical Research 21(12): 1-11.

15. Ejike CE, Agbakoba NR, Ezeanya CC, Emele FE and Oguejiofor CB (2017). Non-Albicans Candida among Symptomatic Vulvovaginal Candidiasis Women in Onitsha, Nigeria International Journal of Health Sciences & Research (www.ijhsr.org) 7: (6) 84-89.

16. Okwelogu, IS and Agbakoba, NR (2017). Azithromycin Efficacy in the Treatment of Chlamydia trachomatis and Its Associated Factors among Male Subjects in Nnewi, Nigeria. International Journal of Novel Research in Healthcare and Nursing. 4, (1), 273-277.
17. Dirisu JO and Agbakoba NR (2016). Association of Vulvovaginal Candidiasis with ABO Blood Group Among Women in a Tertiary Care Hospital, South-Eastern.Nigeria. British Journal of Medical and Health Research 3(12): 1-9.

18. Ehiaghe JI, Nwobu RAU, Ehiaghe FA, Agbakoba NR, Agbonlahor DE and Uwabor CI (2016). Plasmid Profiling of Multidrug Resistant Bacteria Isolates from Surgical Site Infection in Nigeria. American Journal of Biotechnology and Molecular Sciences. 5(1): 23-32.

19. Okwelogu IS, Agbakoba NR and Oguejiofor C (2016). Semen Abnormality and Chlamydia Trachomatis Antibodies Among Male Patients Attending Fertility Clinics in Nnewi, Anambra State. International Journal of Advance Research 4 (9). 1141-1143] (ISSN 2320-5407).

20. Ezeador, CO and Agbakoba, NR (2016). Prevalence and Identification of BlaVEB-1, BlaSHV and BlaCTX-M in Pseudomonas aeruginosa Isolates from Hospitals in Onitsha Metropolis Using Polymerase Chain Reaction Technique. Global Journal of Molecular Sciences 11 (1): 1-6.

21. Chukwuanukwu, RC, Onyenekwe, CC, Martinez‐Pomares, L,Flynn, R Singh, S., Amilo, GI., Agbakoba, NR and Okoye, JO. (2016). Modulation of the immune response to Mycobacterium tuberculosis during Malaria/M. tuberculosis co‐infection. Clinical & Experimental Immunology DOI: 10.1111/cei.12861

22. Chukwuma GO, Akujobi CN, Ezeifeka GO, Ahaneku GI, Chukwuma OM, Nwaokorie FO, Manafa PO, Oluboyo AO, Akulue JC, Agbakoba NR. (2015). Prevalence and Possible Risk Factors for Human Papilloma Virus Among HIV Infected Women. Arch. Bas. App. Med. 3 2015) xxx - xxx

213. Nwankwo CU, Ezenwaka CE, Onuoha PC, Agbakoba NR(2015).Implementing diabetes self-management education (DSME) in a Nigerian population: perceptions of practice nurses and dieticians. Archives of Physiology & Biochemistry, DOI: 10.3109/13813455.2015.1031140, Early Online: 1–5, 2015

24. Ezenwaka, EC., Nwankwo, CU., Onuoha, PC., Agbakoba, NR.(2014). The Opinion of Practice Nurses and Dietitians on Implementing Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) in Africa and the Caribbean. International Journal of Diabetes Research 2014, 3(5): 71-77.

25. Chukwuka, CP., Agbakoba, NR., Emele, FE., Oguejiofor, C. Akujobi,CN., Ezeagwuna, DA and Onwunzo MC. (2013). Prevalence of Genital Mycoplasmas in the Vaginal Tracts of Adolescents in Nnewi, South-Eastern, Nigeria. World Journal of Medical Science 9 (4): 248-253

26. Ebenebe, JC, Emeka-Okafor, KM, Akujobi, CN, Ezeanya, CC, Agbakoba, NR, and Egwuatu, CC (2014). Plasmid Profile of Uropathogens among Children. British Journal of Medicine & Medical Research. 4(5): 1195-1203.

27. Okwuosa, OMTB, Chukwura, EI, Chukwuma GO, Okwuosa CN, Enweani IB, Agbakoba NR, Chukwuma CM, Manafa PO and Umedum CU (2012). Phytochemical and antifungal activities of Uvariachamae leaves and roots, Spondiasmombin leaves and bark and Comretum racemosum leaves. African Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences 41 (Suppl.) 99 – 103.

28. Agbakoba NR, Adetosoye AI, Adewole IF, Obi CM and Enemuor SC. (2011). Prevalence of Genital Mycoplasmas in Women of Various Socio-Economic Status .International Journal of Microbiological Research 2 (2): 162-166.

29. Ezeagwuna DA, Emele FE, Agbakoba NR, Ogbuagu CN, Ekejindu IM and Orji NM (2011). Investigating the relationship between malaria parasitaemia and widal positivity. Internet Journal of Tropical Medicine, 7 Number 2

30. Oluboyo AO, Edeh, GS, Oluboyo BO, Agbakoba NR, Okeke AC, Chukwuma CM, Chukwuanukwu RC and Manafa PO. (2009). Serum zinc levels and CD4+ T-cell Counts of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)-seropositive subjects in Nnewi, Nigeria. Journal of Medical Laboratory Science, 18(2): 33-37.

31. Chukwuma CM, Ekejindu IM, Agbakoba NR, Nwosu DC, Ezeagwuna DA and Anahalu IC. (2009). The prevalence and risk factors of geohelminth infections among primary school children in Ebenebe town, Anambra State, Nigeria. Middle East Journal of Scientific Research, 4(3): 211- 215.

32. Ezeugwunne IP, Agbakoba NR, Nnamah NK and Anahalu IC (2009). The prevalence of bacteria in packaged sachet water sold in Nnewi, South East, Nigeria. World Journal of Dairy & Food Sciences. 4(1): 19-21.

33. Chukwuma GO, Emele FE, Enweani IB, Agbakoba NR, Manafa PO, Chukwuma CM, Okwuosa MTB and Akujobi CN (2008). Relationship between Chlamydia seropositivity and presence of symptoms of sexually transmitted infections among students of NnamdiAzikiwe University, Awka. Journal of Biomedical Investigation 6(2): 29-31.

34. Akujobi CN, Ojukwu CL, Agbakoba NR, Ekejindu IM, Ekejindu GOC and Emele FE (2008). Prevalence of Trichomonas vaginalis among pregnant and non-pregnant women in Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, Anambra State Nigeria. Journal of Biomedical Investigations 6(1): 29-32.

35. Chukwuma MC, Oyeka CA, Nwosu DC, Enweani IB, Agbakoba NR and Okwuosa MTB (2008). Isolation of Dermatiaceous fungi from soil and their pathogenic potentials. Journal of Biomedical Investigations 6(1): 10-13.

36. Agbakoba NR. (2008). Human Genital Mycoplasmas: An overview. HealthPoints Africa Magazine 1: 17-18.

37. Agbakoba NR, Adetosoye AI, Adewole IF and Chukwuma CM (2008). Isolation of vaginal pathogens along with genital mycoplasmas from asymptomatic gynaecology and antenatal clinic attendees. American-Eurasian Journal of Scientific Research 3 (2): 195-198.

38. Ilo CE, Ezejiofor NA, Agbakoba NR, Brown SA, Maduagwuna CA, Agbasi PU and Orisakwe OE. (2008). Effect of chloroquine on the urinary excretion of ciprofloxacin. American Journal of Therapeutics 15 (5): 419-422.

39. Agbakoba NR, Adetosoye AI, Adesina OA and Adewole IF (2008). Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) assay of Ureaplasma strains isolated from the high vaginal swabs of women in Ibadan, Nigeria. African Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences. 37(3): 249-254.

40. Agbakoba NR, Adetosoye AI and Adewole AI (2007). The presence of Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma species in the vagina of women of reproductive age. West African Journal of Medicine 26(1): 28 - 31.

41. Agbakoba NR, Adetosoye AI and Ikechebelu JI (2007). Genital mycoplasmas in semen samples of males attending a tertiary care hospital in Nigeria: any role in sperm count reduction? Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice. 10(2):169-173.

42. Agbakoba NR and Oseni, SB. (2007). Inter-relationship between malaria parasitaemia and Widal reaction In febrile patients. Journal of Biomedical Investigation. 5(2): 53-56.
43. Agbakoba NR, Adetosoye AI, Alaka OO and Adewole, IF (2006). Colonization of mouse reproductive organs following vaginal inoculation with human ureaplasma: Effect on fertility. World Journal of Medical Sciences. 1(2): 140-143.
44. Agbakoba NR, Adetosoye AI and Adewole IF (2006). Biochemical and serological characterization of Mycoplasma strains isolated from the genital tracts of humans in Nigeria. African Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences 35: 125-129.

45. Ilo CE, Ilondu NA, Okwoli NR, Brown SA, Elo-Ilo JC, Agbasi PU and Orisakwe OE (2006). Effect of Chloroquine on the bioviability of Ciprofloxaxin in Humans. American Journal of Therapeutics. 13(5): 432-435.

46. Okpala OC and Okwoli NR (2005). Genital tract Microbial Floral Hystero-salpingography. Tropical Journal of Medical Research. 9 (1): 28-30.

47. Okwoli NR, Adetosoye, AI and Adewole, IF (2004). The Gram Stain smear: A screening
test for genital mycoplasmas from vaginal specimens prior to culture. Journal of Biomedical Investigation 2 (1): 26-30.

48. Okwoli NR, Adinma JIB and Unaeze CN (2002). Laboratory diagnosis of Gardnerella vaginalis vaginosis. West African Journal of Medicine. 21: 244-247.

49. Okwoli NR., Ele PU and Ekejindu GOC (2002): Pattern of Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections and antimicrobial susceptibility in a tertiary care University Teaching Hospital. Tropical Journal of Medical Research. 6: 28-32.

50. Adinma JIB-D, Okwoli NR, Agbai AO and Unaeze NC (2001): Prevalence of Gardnerella vaginalis in pregnant women. African Journal of Reproductive Health. 5: 50-55.

51. Adinma JIB-D, Okwoli NR, Agbai AO and Unaeze NC (2000). Gardnerella vaginalisvaginosis in Nigerian Igbo Women. Trop. J. Obstet&Gynaecol. 17: 21-23.

52. Adinma JIB-D, Okwoli NR, Agbai AO and Unaeze NC (2000). Gardnerella vaginalis: a comparison of two methods of laboratory detection. Nigerian Quarterly Journal of Hospital Medicine. 10: 38-40.

53. Osuafor TOK, Okwoli NR., Ngbenwelu FC and Okafor PIS (1999): The pattern of urinary tract infection at NnamdiAzikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH), Nnewi. Tropical Journal of Medical Research. 3: 70 – 74.

54. Osuafor TOK and Okwoli NR (1999). The pattern of intestinal parasites in adults at the NnamdiAzikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH), Nnewi. Nigerian Journal of Internal Medicine. 2: 54 – 55.

55. Adinma JIB, Okwoli NR and Unaeze NC (1997). Treatment of Gardnerella vaginalis infections. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecolology. 17: 573-575.

56. Adinma JIB and Okwoli NR (1996): Genital tract microbial flora of pregnant women. Nigerian Medical Journal. 30: 43-44.

(ii) Conference proceedings

57. Enweani IB., Agbakoba NR and Ekejindu IM (2013). Climate Change and Its Impact on Health in Nigeria. 2nd Africa Regional Conference Technical Proceedings organized by Organization for Women in Sciences for the Developing World (OWSD). Sunyani, Ghana. pp 496-505.

58. Agbakoba NR, Adetosoye A I, Adewole IF, Chukwuma CM and Okwuosa MTB. (2009). Prevalence of Genital Mycoplasmas In Women Of Various Socio-Economic Status. African Regional Conference of the Third World Organization of Women in Science (TWOWS), Book of Conference Proceedings, Abuja, Nigeria. Page: 215 - 221.