Articles by Author: Oluwakayode M Coker

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  1. Genetic structure of wild and domesticated grasscutters (<em>Thryonomys swinderianus</em>) from south-western Nigeria

    Genetic structure of wild and domesticated grasscutters (<em>Thryonomys swinderianus</em>) from south-western Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Zoology
    Grasscutter (Thryonomys swinderianus) is a large rodent distributed across sub-Saharan Africa that is highly valued as a source of protein. There has been little effort to evaluate the genetic structure of grasscutters despite long-term harvesting pressure and over 40 years...
  2. Socio-demographic and clinical features of HIV-positive outpatients at a clinic in south-west Nigeria

    Socio-demographic and clinical features of HIV-positive outpatients at a clinic in south-west Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Despite the increasing prevalence of HIV in Nigeria, there is scarce knowledge about the spectrum of HIV-related diseases in the country. This paper documents the profile of outpatients seen at the HIV clinic of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH),...
  3. The impact of dredging on macrobenthic invertebrates in a tributary of the Warri River, Niger delta

    The impact of dredging on macrobenthic invertebrates in a tributary of the Warri River, Niger delta

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    The macrobenthic invertebrates of a canal, created from a tributary of the Warri River in the mangrove swamp of the Niger Delta, Nigeria, were studied before and after dredging. In the canal dredging resulted in at least a 93% decrease...
  4. Status of mental-health services for adolescents with psychiatric morbidity in youth correctional institutions in Lagos

    Status of mental-health services for adolescents with psychiatric morbidity in youth correctional institutions in Lagos

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health
    Background: High prevalence rates of psychiatric morbidity have been documented among adolescents within youth correctional institutions in Nigeria. However, there has not been prior investigation to determine the capacity for and nature of mental health services being provided in these...