Dr. Yako Andrew Bmibmitawuza

Dr. Yako Andrew Bmibmitawuza

Research Scientist
Nasarawa State University, Nigeria

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Parasitology from University of Jos, Jos, Nigeria

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Area of Interest:

Biomedical Sciences

Selected Publications

  1. Nweze, C.C., A.B. Yako, Uzoukwu and N.O. Rasaq, 2015. Effect of antioxidant neutraceuticals and functional foods on blood serum and immune activation of HIV infected patients in Abuja, Nigeria. Int. J. Innov. Sci. Eng. Technol., 2: 148-155.
  2. Yako, A.B., O.O. Ajayi, P. Lar, G. Chessed and K.I. Auta, 2014. A pilot study of microsporidiosis and CD4 T-cells in North-central, Nigeria. Int. J. Sci. Technol. Res., 3: 73-77.
  3. Banyingyi, H.A., J.K. Makpo, A.B. Yako, R.J. Ombugadu and O.H. Echem, 2014. Helminths of the gastrointestinal tract of pigeon (Gallus gallus domesticus) commercially bred in keffi, Nasarawa State, Nigeria. J. Nat. Applied Sci., 3: 1-6.
  4. Yako, A.B., J.A. Ajayi, J.K. Makpo, K.I. Auta, J.B. Yako, H.A. Banyingyi and S.M. Ojo, 2013. Deterioration of CD4 T-cells in HIV/AIDS individuals infected with pathogenic microsporidium in Benue State, Nigeria. Bio-Sci. Res. Bull., 29: 57-64.
  5. Yako, A.B., I.A. Bolade, G. Chessed, G. Katuka and S.C. Hassan, 2013. Cryptosporidium: A cause for Hospital admission among HIV patients at Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Keffi, Nasarawa State, Nigeria. Int. J. Innov. Res. Sci. Eng. .
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  6. Yako, A.B., F.I. Maria, S.C. Hassan, G. Chessed and G. Katuka, 2013. Trichomonas vaginalis: The most prevalent sexually transmitted infection (STI) among female patients, a cause for Medical care at Nagari Hospital (HN), Keffi, Nasarawa State, Nigeria. World J. Med. Med. Sci. Res., 2: 67-70.
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  7. Chessed, G., J.T. Lazarus, A.B. Yako and K. Egbucha, 2013. Prevalence and management of malaria among infants and children in Yola North local government area, Adamawa State, Nigeria. Global Res. J. Sci., 2: 83-90.
  8. Chessed, G., I. James, A.B. Yako and K. Egbucha, 2013. Prevalence of typhoid fever infection among pregnant women at the antenatal care unit of specialist hospital, Yola North Local Government Area, Adamawa State, Nigeria. Int. Sci. Res. J., 4: 93-99.
  9. Chessed, G., E.O. Obak, A.B. Yako and K. Egbucha, 2013. Prevalence of malaria infection among pregnant women in Yola south local government area, Adamawa state, Nigeria. Global Res. J. Sci., 2: 91-99.
  10. Auta, K.I., O.O. Ajayi, Y.B. Andy and T.F. Ikpa, 2013. The effect of ethanolic extract of hyptis suaveolens in Malaria. Int. J. Sci. Eng. Res., 4: 2244-2253.
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  11. Yako, A.B., P. Lar, D. Ishaleku, J.B. Yako and J.K. Makpo et al., 2012. Immune status of HIV/AIDS patients with hepatitis B virus in Benue State, Nigeria. Adv. Applied Sci. Res., 3: 939-943.
  12. Kwalagbe, B.T., G. Chessed, E.B. Alo and A.B. Yako, 2012. Prevalence of intestinal parasites among dry season vegetable farmers in Jimeta metropolis, Adamawa State, Nigeria. Multidisciplinary J. Sci. Technol. Educ., 2: 37-42.
  13. Ishaleku, D., A.B. Yako, D. Usman and S.A. Azamu, 2012. Schistosoma haematobium infections among school children in Keffi town, Nasarawa State, Nigeria. Scholarly J. Med., 2: 104-107.
  14. Chessed, G., A.B. Yako and G. Danailis, 2012. Co-infection of typhoid fever and malaria among patients attending Yola Specialist Hospital, Adamawa state, Nigeria. Multidisciplinary J. Sci. Technol. Educ., 2: 30-36.
  15. Yako, A.B., J.A. Ajayi, P. Lar, J.K. Makpo and J.B. Yako et al., 2011. Immune status of CD4 T-cells in HIV/AIDS with pathogenic microsporidium in Benue state, Nigeria. Int. J. Biol. Sci., 3: 18-22.
  16. Yako, A.B., J.A. Ajayi, J.K. Makpo, J.B. Yako, K.I. Auta, C.C. Nweze and H.A. Banyigyi, 2011. Immune profile of HIV+ with Microsporidium and Hepatitis B in Benue State, Nigeria. Ann. Biol. Res., 2: 17-24.
  17. Auta, K.I., A.A. Galadima, J.U. Bassey, O.D. Olowoniyi, O.O. Moses and A.B. Yako, 2011. Antimicrobial properties of the ethanolic extracts of Zingiber officinale (Ginger) on Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas areuginosa. Ann. Biol. Res., 2: 307-311.
  18. Nweze, C.C., T.O. Bamidele and A.B. Yako, 2010. Phytochemical, nutritional and antinutritional composition of Glycine max (L.) Merr and comparative study on its essential amino acids with cow milk. Int. J. Chem. Sci., 3: 243-249.
  19. Makpo, J.K., R.J. Ombugadu, A.A. Towobola, A.B. Yako and H.A. Banyigyi, 2010. Trace metals in Yoghurt and 'No- No' sold in Keffi, Nasarawa State, Nigeria. Int. J. Chem. Sci., 3: 19-29.
  20. Auta, K.I., P.Q. Yakubu, I.U. Jibril, A.B. Yako, C.O. Oloruntoba and O.S. Moses, 2009. Incidence of Escherichia coli in some milk and milk products obtained in Nasarawa metropolis, Nigeria. Nasara J. Sci. Technol., 1: 58-63.
  21. Auta, K.I., J.A. Ajayi, B. Adzu, A.B. Yako and S.M. Ojo et al., 2009. Studies on the use of Hyptis sauveolens against pain in Rats and Mice. J. Res. Biosci., 5: 100-106.
  22. Yako, A.B. and D.D. Duhlinska, 2008. Microsporidiosis and other intestinal Helminths among apparently healthy Gastroenteritis, HIV and AIDS individuals at the Jos, plateau, Nigeria. Nasara Sci., 2-3: 57-65.
  23. Yako, A.B., G.I. Anyanwu, N.I. Ogo and K.I. Auta, 2006. Abundance of mosquitoes of some selected areas on the Jos Plateau, Nigeria. Savannah J. Sci. Technol., 2: 56-61.
  24. Ogo, I.N., G.S. Mwansat, A. Jambalang, M.F. Ogo and E. Onovoh et al., 2005. Retrospective study on the prevalence of canine myiasis in Jos-South local government area of Plateau State, Nigeria. J. Pest Dis. Vector Manage., 6: 385-390.
  25. Yako, A.B., D.O. Duhlinska and N.G. Imandeh, 2004. Gastro-intestinal helminthes of pigs slaughtered at Jos abattoir, Nigeria. Multidisciplinary J. Res. Dev., 4: 14-20.
  26. Yako, A.B., D.O. Duhlinska and I.C.J. Omalu, 2003. Helminthosis and intestinal protozoans among HIV/AIDS individuals in Jos community, Nigeria. Multidisciplinary J. Res. Dev., 2: 8-13.