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Name Akujobi Comfort Nne (Nee Eluchie)
Profession Medical Doctor / Clinical Microbiologist
Present Appointment Professor / Consultant Clinical Microbiologist
Contact Address Department of Medical Microbiology, College of Health Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnewi campus
P.M.B. 5025 Nnewi, Anambra State, Nigeria
E-mail cn.akujobi@unizik.edu.ng, adakujobi@yahoo.com
Phone number (234)-803-4484250
Date of Birth 7th August, 1965
State of origin Imo State
Nationality Nigerian
Next of kin Engr. BB. O .Akujobi
150 Old Ipaja Road, Agbotikuyo B/Stop Agege, P.O. Box 62 Ipaja, Lagos
Phone number 08033291414, 08054653980
Date of first appointment September, 2004
Date of last promotion 1st October, 2013

ACADEMIC /PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
FMCPath- Fellowship of National Postgraduate Medical College. April, 2004
M.Sc., Medical Microbiology, University of Lagos. Sept, 1998
MBBCh- College of Medicine, University of Calabar June, 1990
GCE. - Federal Govt. Girls College Owerri 1978-1983Interest Includes: Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial resistance
Books Published
1. Ogunsola F.T, Akujobi C.N, Iregbu K.C and O.O. Oduyebo. Effect of Chloroxylenol disinfectants on some common hospital pathogens. Journal of the Nigerian Infection Control Association 2000; 3 (2) 10-13.
2. Akujobi C.N, F.T. Ogunsola, K.C. Iregbu and T.O. Odugbemi. Comparative evaluation of direct stool smear and Formol-ether Concentration Methods in the identification of Cryptosporidium species. Nigerian Journal of Health and Biomedical Sciences. 2005; 4.5-7
3. C.N. Akujobi and Ogunsola F.T. Prevalence of Cryptosporidium species in patients with Human Immunodeficiency virus(HIV)/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) presenting with diarrhea in Lagos. Nigerian Quarterly Journal of Hospital Medicine. April-June 2005 15 (2) 5-7.
4. Akujobi C.N. Antimicrobial Susceptibility pattern of Klebsiella species from EBSUTH Abakaliki. Nig J Clin Pract. Dec 2005. 8 (2) 90-93.
5. Akujobi C.N and Ojukwu C.L. Comparison of wet saline preparation, Giemsa staining and culture methods for the detection of Trichomonas vaginalis. Afr J of Clin and Exper. Microbiology. September, 2006. 7 (3); 208-211.
6. Akujobi C.N. Nwaigwe C. Ogunsola F.T. and Egwuatu T.O. Bacterial pathogens associated with secondary peritonitis in Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Nig J Clin Pract. Dec 2006. 9 (2) 169-71.
7. Akujobi C.N. Obtaining the best in blood cultures. Nigerian Post grad Med.Journal. June, 2007 14 (2) 166-69.
8. E.F. Ugochukwu, C.C. Ezechukwu, N. Undie and C. Akujobi. Pattern of pathogens in ear discharge of HIV-infected children in Nnewi Southeast Nigeria. Nig J Clin Pract June, 2007 10 (2) 130-36.
9. Akujobi C.N. and Okafor C The use of antibiotics in the management of acute upper respiratory tract infections by final year medical students in Nnamdi Azikiwe University. J Biomed Inv. June, 2007.5 (1) 22-26
10. Akujobi C.N., Ikechebelu J.I. Onunkwo I and Onyiaora I.V. Knowledge, attitude and practice of screening for cervical cancer among female students of a tertiary institution in South Eastern Nigeria. Nig J Clin Pract September, 2008.3 216-219.
11. Akujobi CN, Ojukwu CL, Agbakoba RN, Ekejindu GOC, Ekejindu IM, and Emele F.E. Prevalence of Trichomonas vaginalis among pregnant women in Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital Nnewi. J Biomed Inv. Dec, 2008.6 (1) 29-32.
12. Chukwuma GO, Emele FE, Enweani IB, Agbakoba NR, Manafe PO, Chukwuma CM, Okwosa MT and Akujobi CN. Relationship between Chlamydia seropositivity and presence of symptoms of Sexually Transmitted Infections among students of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka. J Biomed Inv. Dec, 2008.6 (2) 29-31.
13. Akujobi CN, Ofodeme CN.and Eweani CA. Determination of antibacterial activity of Carica papaya (paw-paw) extracts. Nig J Clin Pract March,, 2010.13 (1) 55-57.
14. Akujobi CN, Egbuonu I, Ezechukwu CC and FT Ogunsola. Determination of in vitro antibacterial effects of breast milk. Nigerian Medical Journal. July -September 2009. 50(3)
15. Onwuezobe I.A, Ekanem E.E and Akujobi C.N, Single Widal antibody titre result versus typhoid fever diagnosis in a Nigerian University Teaching Hospital. Journal of Biomedical Investigation., June 2009. Vol. 7, 1 1-4.
16. Samuel S.O, Momoh A.R.M., Akujobi C.N. Orji R, Omorogbe F.I 4 Olanrewaju D.O , Ohaju-Obodo J.O and Iribhogbe O.I . The microbiological analysis of High Vaginal Swab (HVS) samples of Gynaecological patients with vaginal discharge in a tertiary institution in South East Nigeria. Archives of Medical Research. June 2010. 3: 68-73.
17. Akujobi C.N, Nlemadim I.E, Ofodeme C.N, And Chukwuma G.O. Survey of common aerobic bacteria associated with wound infections among patients in Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH), Nnewi Anambra State. Journal of Biomedical Investigation. June 2010. Vol 8 (1). 1-4
18. Onyiaorah I.V., Akujobi C.N., Adeyemi O.O, Atimomo C.E and Uba O.N. A comparison of pure Natural honey and Edinburgh University Solution (EUSOL) in the management of Cutaneous Ulcers. Journal of Biomedical Investigation. June 2010. Vol 8 (1). 32-35
19. Oli A.N, Okafor C.O, Akujobi C.N. and Onwunzo M.C. The prevalence and bacteriology of asymptomatic bacteriuria among antenatal patients in NAUTH Nnewi,South Eastern Nigeria. Nig J Clin Pract Dec, 2010.13 (4) 409-412.
20. Akujobi C.N and Ewuru C.P. Detection of Extended Spectrum Beta Lactamases in a teaching hospital. Nigerian Medical Journal. October -December, 2010. Vol.51 (4).
21. Nnaji GA, Chukwu JN, Ifeadike C.O. Akujobi C.N and Ngene O.M. A four year review of external quality assessment of sputum AFB smear microscopy centres in Southeast Nigeria. Tropical Journal of Medical Research. March 2013. Vol.16 (1) 1-6.
22. Akujobi C.N and Ezeanya C.C. Emergence of carbapenem resistance among extended spectrum beta-lactamase isolate of Escherichia coli from Clinical specimens in a tertiary hospital, Nigeria. International Journal of Microbiology Research. Volume 5, Issue 1, 2013. Pp 366-369.
23. Akujobi C.N, Ezeanya C.C and Aghanya N.I. Detection of Cefotaximaxe genes of Beta lactamase among clinical isolates of Escherichia coli in a University Teaching Hospital, Nigeria. Journal of Medical Sciences. October, 2012. Vol 12(7)244-247.
24. Akujobi C.N, Ezeanya C.C, Madu O.J and Egwuatu C.C. Carbapenem susceptibility pattern among Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from clinical specimens in South Eastern Nigeria. J Pharm Biomed Sci. August, 2013. 33 (33):1491-1494.
25. Akujobi C.N. Ezeanya C.C, Emeka-Okafor K.M and Ebenebe J.C. A study on significant bacteriuria among children attending the out-patient clinic of a University Teaching Hospital, Nigeria. International Journal of Microbiology Research. 2013. Vol 5 (4):448-451.
26. Akujobi CN, Ilo IA, Egwuatu CC and Ezeanya CC. Prevalence of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) among healthcare workers in a tertiary institution in Nigeria. Orient Journal of Medicine. Jul- Dec, 2013. Vol 25 (3-4): 82-87.
27. JC Ebenebe, KM Emeka-Okafor, CN Akujobi, CC Ezeanya, NR Agbakoba and CC Egwuatu. Plasmid profile of Uropathogens among Children.British. Journal of Medicine & Medical Research.2013.4 (5): 1195-1203.
28. Chukwuka CP, Agbakoba NR, Emele FE, Oguejiofor Chariot, Akujobi CN, Ezeagwuna DA and Onwunzo MC. Prevalence of Genital Mycoplasmas in the Vaginal Tracts of Adolescents in Nnewi, South-Eastern Nigeria. World Journal of Medical Sciences 9 (4): 248-253, 2013.
29. Onyegbule A Onyegbule, Comfort Akujobi, Ifeanyichukwu U. Ezebialu, Arinze C, Nduka, Ikenna C Anahalu, V.E Okolie, Innocent I Mbachu and Livinus Okor. Determinants of Post-Caesarean wound infection in Nnewi Nigeria. Brituish Journal of Medicine &Medical Research. 5(6):xx-xx,2015, Article no BJMMR.2015.080
30. Bertrand O Nwosu, George U Eleje, Amaka L Obi Nwosu, F.avor I Ahiarakwem, Akujobi CN, Egwuatu CC and Onyiuke CO. Is routine antenatal venereal disease research laboratory test still justified? Nigerian experience. International Journal of Women’s Health.
31. Egwuatu CC, Egwuatu TO, Iwuafor AA, Akujobi CN, Nnachi AU, Aghanya IN, Ogunsola FT and Oduyebo OO. Effect of trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole prophylaxis an faecal carriage rates of resistant isolates of Escherichia coli in HIV-infected adult patients in Lagos. Afr. J. Infect. Dis. 2016. 10 (2): 156-163.
32. Iwuafor AA, Egwuatu CC, Agwu NU, Ita IO, Ogban GI, Akujobi CN and Egwuatu TO. Malaria parasitaemia and the use of insecticide-treated nets (INTs) for malaria control amongst under-5 year old children in Calabar, Nigeria. BMC Infectious Diseases. 2016. 16: 151. DOI 10.1186/s12879-016-1459-5.
33. Egwuatu CC, Egwuatu TO, Iwuafor AA, Akujobi CN, Nnachi AU, Aghanya IN, Ogunsola FT and Oduyebo OO. Time-kill effect of crude extracts of Garcinia kola seeds on Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus from the Anterior nares of Healthcare workers at a Tertiary Hospital in Nigeria. Journal of advances in Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences.2016. 8(3): 1-11.
34. Iwuafor AA, Ogunsola FT, Oladele RO, Oduyebo OO, Desalu I, Egwuatu CC, Nnachi AU, Akujobi CN, Ita IO and Ogban GI. Incidence, Clinical Outcome and Risk Factors of Intensive Care Unit Infections in the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Lagos, Nigeria. PLoS ONE 11(10): e0165242. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0165242.
35. Ezeani MC, Onyenekwe CC, Meludu SC, Chianakwana GU, Anyiam DC, Akujobi CN, Emegoakor CD, Ifeanyichukwu MO, Ezeani UU, Nnadozi OJ, Obi E, Madukwe J. Analysis of Circulating Immune Complexes and Detection of Microbial Antigenic Components in Breast Tumors in Anambra State, Nigeria. Cancer Research Journal. 2017; 5(1):1-8.
36. Orji Jo, Nnachi AU, Egwuatu CC, Akujobi CN, Iwuafor AA, Efunshile AM, Achi EC, Aghanya IN. Bacteriological Quality of vended fresh shrimps harvested from Ndibe beach, Afikpo North local Govt Area, Ebonyi State Nigeria. Scholars Journal of Applied Medical Sciences. 2016; 4(11c):4058-4063.
37. Ezeani MC, Onyenekwe CC, Meludu SC, Ezeani UU, Chianakwana G, Ifeanyichukwu MO and Akujobi CN. Regulation of DNA Methylation infemale Subjects with increased (pathological) level of Circulating Immune Complexes and Breast Tumours. Japanese Journal of Cancer and Oncology Research 2019; 2 (1)

Publications
1. Ogunsola F.T, Akujobi C.N, Iregbu K.C and O.O. Oduyebo. Effect of Chloroxylenol disinfectants on some common hospital pathogens. Journal of the Nigerian Infection Control Association 2000; 3 (2) 10-13.
2. Akujobi C.N, F.T. Ogunsola, K.C. Iregbu and T.O. Odugbemi. Comparative evaluation of direct stool smear and Formol-ether Concentration Methods in the identification of Cryptosporidium species. Nigerian Journal of Health and Biomedical Sciences. 2005; 4.5-7
3. C.N. Akujobi and Ogunsola F.T. Prevalence of Cryptosporidium species in patients with Human Immunodeficiency virus(HIV)/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) presenting with diarrhea in Lagos. Nigerian Quarterly Journal of Hospital Medicine. April-June 2005 15 (2) 5-7.
4. Akujobi C.N. Antimicrobial Susceptibility pattern of Klebsiella species from EBSUTH Abakaliki. Nig J Clin Pract. Dec 2005. 8 (2) 90-93.
5. Akujobi C.N and Ojukwu C.L. Comparison of wet saline preparation, Giemsa staining and culture methods for the detection of Trichomonas vaginalis. Afr J of Clin and Exper. Microbiology. September, 2006. 7 (3); 208-211.
6. Akujobi C.N. Nwaigwe C. Ogunsola F.T. and Egwuatu T.O. Bacterial pathogens associated with secondary peritonitis in Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Nig J Clin Pract. Dec 2006. 9 (2) 169-71.
7. Akujobi C.N. Obtaining the best in blood cultures. Nigerian Post grad Med.Journal. June, 2007 14 (2) 166-69.
8. E.F. Ugochukwu, C.C. Ezechukwu, N. Undie and C. Akujobi. Pattern of pathogens in ear discharge of HIV-infected children in Nnewi Southeast Nigeria. Nig J Clin Pract June, 2007 10 (2) 130-36.
9. Akujobi C.N. and Okafor C The use of antibiotics in the management of acute upper respiratory tract infections by final year medical students in Nnamdi Azikiwe University. J Biomed Inv. June, 2007.5 (1) 22-26
10. Akujobi C.N., Ikechebelu J.I. Onunkwo I and Onyiaora I.V. Knowledge, attitude and practice of screening for cervical cancer among female students of a tertiary institution in South Eastern Nigeria. Nig J Clin Pract September, 2008.3 216-219.
11. Akujobi CN, Ojukwu CL, Agbakoba RN, Ekejindu GOC, Ekejindu IM, and Emele F.E. Prevalence of Trichomonas vaginalis among pregnant women in Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital Nnewi. J Biomed Inv. Dec, 2008.6 (1) 29-32.
12. Chukwuma GO, Emele FE, Enweani IB, Agbakoba NR, Manafe PO, Chukwuma CM, Okwosa MT and Akujobi CN. Relationship between Chlamydia seropositivity and presence of symptoms of Sexually Transmitted Infections among students of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka. J Biomed Inv. Dec, 2008.6 (2) 29-31.
13. Akujobi CN, Ofodeme CN.and Eweani CA. Determination of antibacterial activity of Carica papaya (paw-paw) extracts. Nig J Clin Pract March,, 2010.13 (1) 55-57.
14. Akujobi CN, Egbuonu I, Ezechukwu CC and FT Ogunsola. Determination of in vitro antibacterial effects of breast milk. Nigerian Medical Journal. July -September 2009. 50(3)
15. Onwuezobe I.A, Ekanem E.E and Akujobi C.N, Single Widal antibody titre result versus typhoid fever diagnosis in a Nigerian University Teaching Hospital. Journal of Biomedical Investigation., June 2009. Vol. 7, 1 1-4.
16. Samuel S.O, Momoh A.R.M., Akujobi C.N. Orji R, Omorogbe F.I 4 Olanrewaju D.O , Ohaju-Obodo J.O and Iribhogbe O.I . The microbiological analysis of High Vaginal Swab (HVS) samples of Gynaecological patients with vaginal discharge in a tertiary institution in South East Nigeria. Archives of Medical Research. June 2010. 3: 68-73.
17. Akujobi C.N, Nlemadim I.E, Ofodeme C.N, And Chukwuma G.O. Survey of common aerobic bacteria associated with wound infections among patients in Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH), Nnewi Anambra State. Journal of Biomedical Investigation. June 2010. Vol 8 (1). 1-4
18. Onyiaorah I.V., Akujobi C.N., Adeyemi O.O, Atimomo C.E and Uba O.N. A comparison of pure Natural honey and Edinburgh University Solution (EUSOL) in the management of Cutaneous Ulcers. Journal of Biomedical Investigation. June 2010. Vol 8 (1). 32-35
19. Oli A.N, Okafor C.O, Akujobi C.N. and Onwunzo M.C. The prevalence and bacteriology of asymptomatic bacteriuria among antenatal patients in NAUTH Nnewi,South Eastern Nigeria. Nig J Clin Pract Dec, 2010.13 (4) 409-412.
20. Akujobi C.N and Ewuru C.P. Detection of Extended Spectrum Beta Lactamases in a teaching hospital. Nigerian Medical Journal. October -December, 2010. Vol.51 (4).
21. Nnaji GA, Chukwu JN, Ifeadike C.O. Akujobi C.N and Ngene O.M. A four year review of external quality assessment of sputum AFB smear microscopy centres in Southeast Nigeria. Tropical Journal of Medical Research. March 2013. Vol.16 (1) 1-6.
22. Akujobi C.N and Ezeanya C.C. Emergence of carbapenem resistance among extended spectrum beta-lactamase isolate of Escherichia coli from Clinical specimens in a tertiary hospital, Nigeria. International Journal of Microbiology Research. Volume 5, Issue 1, 2013. Pp 366-369.
23. Akujobi C.N, Ezeanya C.C and Aghanya N.I. Detection of Cefotaximaxe genes of Beta lactamase among clinical isolates of Escherichia coli in a University Teaching Hospital, Nigeria. Journal of Medical Sciences. October, 2012. Vol 12(7)244-247.
24. Akujobi C.N, Ezeanya C.C, Madu O.J and Egwuatu C.C. Carbapenem susceptibility pattern among Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from clinical specimens in South Eastern Nigeria. J Pharm Biomed Sci. August, 2013. 33 (33):1491-1494.
25. Akujobi C.N. Ezeanya C.C, Emeka-Okafor K.M and Ebenebe J.C. A study on significant bacteriuria among children attending the out-patient clinic of a University Teaching Hospital, Nigeria. International Journal of Microbiology Research. 2013. Vol 5 (4):448-451.
26. Akujobi CN, Ilo IA, Egwuatu CC and Ezeanya CC. Prevalence of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) among healthcare workers in a tertiary institution in Nigeria. Orient Journal of Medicine. Jul- Dec, 2013. Vol 25 (3-4): 82-87.
27. JC Ebenebe, KM Emeka-Okafor, CN Akujobi, CC Ezeanya, NR Agbakoba and CC Egwuatu. Plasmid profile of Uropathogens among Children.British. Journal of Medicine & Medical Research.2013.4 (5): 1195-1203.
28. Chukwuka CP, Agbakoba NR, Emele FE, Oguejiofor Chariot, Akujobi CN, Ezeagwuna DA and Onwunzo MC. Prevalence of Genital Mycoplasmas in the Vaginal Tracts of Adolescents in Nnewi, South-Eastern Nigeria. World Journal of Medical Sciences 9 (4): 248-253, 2013.
29. Onyegbule A Onyegbule, Comfort Akujobi, Ifeanyichukwu U. Ezebialu, Arinze C, Nduka, Ikenna C Anahalu, V.E Okolie, Innocent I Mbachu and Livinus Okor. Determinants of Post-Caesarean wound infection in Nnewi Nigeria. Brituish Journal of Medicine &Medical Research. 5(6):xx-xx,2015, Article no BJMMR.2015.080
30. Bertrand O Nwosu, George U Eleje, Amaka L Obi Nwosu, F.avor I Ahiarakwem, Akujobi CN, Egwuatu CC and Onyiuke CO. Is routine antenatal venereal disease research laboratory test still justified? Nigerian experience. International Journal of Women’s Health.
31. Egwuatu CC, Egwuatu TO, Iwuafor AA, Akujobi CN, Nnachi AU, Aghanya IN, Ogunsola FT and Oduyebo OO. Effect of trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole prophylaxis an faecal carriage rates of resistant isolates of Escherichia coli in HIV-infected adult patients in Lagos. Afr. J. Infect. Dis. 2016. 10 (2): 156-163.
32. Iwuafor AA, Egwuatu CC, Agwu NU, Ita IO, Ogban GI, Akujobi CN and Egwuatu TO. Malaria parasitaemia and the use of insecticide-treated nets (INTs) for malaria control amongst under-5 year old children in Calabar, Nigeria. BMC Infectious Diseases. 2016. 16: 151. DOI 10.1186/s12879-016-1459-5.
33. Egwuatu CC, Egwuatu TO, Iwuafor AA, Akujobi CN, Nnachi AU, Aghanya IN, Ogunsola FT and Oduyebo OO. Time-kill effect of crude extracts of Garcinia kola seeds on Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus from the Anterior nares of Healthcare workers at a Tertiary Hospital in Nigeria. Journal of advances in Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences.2016. 8(3): 1-11.
34. Iwuafor AA, Ogunsola FT, Oladele RO, Oduyebo OO, Desalu I, Egwuatu CC, Nnachi AU, Akujobi CN, Ita IO and Ogban GI. Incidence, Clinical Outcome and Risk Factors of Intensive Care Unit Infections in the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Lagos, Nigeria. PLoS ONE 11(10): e0165242. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0165242.
35. Ezeani MC, Onyenekwe CC, Meludu SC, Chianakwana GU, Anyiam DC, Akujobi CN, Emegoakor CD, Ifeanyichukwu MO, Ezeani UU, Nnadozi OJ, Obi E, Madukwe J. Analysis of Circulating Immune Complexes and Detection of Microbial Antigenic Components in Breast Tumors in Anambra State, Nigeria. Cancer Research Journal. 2017; 5(1):1-8.
36. Orji Jo, Nnachi AU, Egwuatu CC, Akujobi CN, Iwuafor AA, Efunshile AM, Achi EC, Aghanya IN. Bacteriological Quality of vended fresh shrimps harvested from Ndibe beach, Afikpo North local Govt Area, Ebonyi State Nigeria. Scholars Journal of Applied Medical Sciences. 2016; 4(11c):4058-4063.
37. Ezeani MC, Onyenekwe CC, Meludu SC, Ezeani UU, Chianakwana G, Ifeanyichukwu MO and Akujobi CN. Regulation of DNA Methylation infemale Subjects with increased (pathological) level of Circulating Immune Complexes and Breast Tumours. Japanese Journal of Cancer and Oncology Research 2019; 2 (1)