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John Ihedioha


John Ihedioha
Designation: Professor
Email: john.ihedioha@unn.edu.ng
Phone: +2348035387156
Gender: Male

Biography

John Ihedioha holds a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree, a Master of Science (MSc) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Veterinary Pathology (Specialization - Veterinary Clinical Pathology) and a Fellowship Diploma of the College of Veterinary Surgeons of Nigeria (FVCSN) in the specialty area of Clinical Pathology. He teaches veterinary pathology courses (undergraduate and post-graduate), and researches/supervises research in the area of veterinary clinical pathology (haematology and clinical chemistry), animal diseases, drug discovery and nutrition-disease interactions. He is also involved in university administration.

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Publications

SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS (starting with the most recent)

A. Journals Articles (starting with the most recent)

1.Ihedioha JI, Anyogu DC and Ogbonna ME (2020). The effects of silymarin on acetaminophen induced acute hepatic and renal toxicities in domestic pigeons (Columba livia). Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery, 34(4): 348 – 357. https://doi.org/10.1647/1082-6742-34.4.348
2.Nwaigwe CU, Ihedioha JI, Shoyinka SV, Nwaigwe CO (2020) Evaluation of the hematological and clinical biochemical markers of stress in broiler chickens. Veterinary World, 13(10): 2294 – 22300. http://www.veterinaryworld.org/Vol.13/October-2020/35.pdf
3.Ihedioha TE, Nnadozie AE, Asuzu IU, Anaga AO and Ihedioha JI (2020). Effects of methanolic leaf extract of Pterocarpus santalinoides on the recovery from gentamicin-induced nephrotoxicity in albino rats. Comparative Clinical Pathology, 29: 1209 – 1217. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00580-020-03173-1
4.Anyogu DC, Shoyinka SVO and Ihedioha JI (2020). Some biochemical perturbations may modify the understanding of trypanotolerance in the West African Dwarf sheep infected with Trypanosoma brucei brucei and Trypanosoma congolense. Clinical Pathology, 13: 1 – 6. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/2632010X20938389
5.Ihedioha TE, Asuzu IU, Anaga AO & Ihedioha JI (2020) Haematology, serum biochemistry and histopathological findings associated with sub-chronic administration of methanol leaf extract of Pterocarpus santalinoides DC in albino rats. African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 14(5): 136 – 146. https://academicjournals.org/journal/AJPP/article-full-text-pdf/0CB8EF163899
6. Igwe AO, Ihedioha JI, Eze DC, Okoye JOA (2020) Pullets had higher bursal and thymic weight indices and more antibody response to La Sota vaccination than broiler chickens (Gallus gallus domesticus). Veterinary Medicine and Science, 6(3): 463 - 469. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1002/vms3.226
7.Okechukwu HN, Chukwuedo AA, Eze DC, Igwe AO, Ihedioha JI, Okoye JOA. (2020) Triple La Sota re-vaccinations can protect laying chickens for 3 months against drop in egg production caused by velogenic viscerotropic Newcastle disease virus infection. Veterinary Medicine and Science, 6(3): 470 – 476. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1002/vms3.241
8.Aba PE, Ihedioha JI, and Nwaogu IC (2020) Reference values for certain serum biochemical markers of liver damage in apparently healthy Red Sokoto goats. The Thai Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 50(1): 81 – 88. https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/tjvm/article/view/243260
9.Okonkwo, E. W., Anene, B. M., & Ihedioha, J. I. (2020). Evaluation of the Efficacy of a Combination of Artemether and ‎Diminazene Aceturate Therapy in Experimental Trypanosoma brucei ‎Infection in Rats. Sahel Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 17(2), 7-12. http://saheljvs.org/index.php/saheljvs/article/view/99
10.Ugochukwu ICI, Agina OA, Omeke JN, Aneke CI, Adamu LF, Ajayi OL, Ibrahim NDG, Njoku CI, Sackey AKB, & Ihedioha JI (2020). An appraisal of canine transmissible venereal tumour with emphasis on molecular biology and pathology. The Thai Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 50(1), 1 – 12. https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/tjvm/article/view/243251
11.Aba PE, Ihedioha JI, and Nwaogu IC (2020) Sensitivities, specificities and correlates of certain liver damage marker parameters in Red Sokoto goats. Comparative Clinical Pathology, 29: 1061 – 1068. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00580-020-03141-9.
Okoye C. N., Dan-Jumbo S. O., Emejue C. O., Udoumoh A. F., Agina O. A., Uju C. N., Ochiogu I. S., Onuorah I. J., Obidike I. R. and Ihedioha J. I. (2020). Evaluation of induced spawning on oocyte characteristics and serum biochemistry of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus). Comparative Clinical Pathology, 29(1): 103 – 114.https://doi.org/10.1007/s00580-019-03038-2
13.Ihedioha J. I. and Enahoro G. (2019) Prevalence of diabetes mellitus and reference values for the fasting blood glucose levels of locally available breeds of dogs in Warri, Nigeria. Comparative Clinical Pathology, 28(4): 1107 – 1112. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00580-019-02938-7
14.Ihedioha T. E., Asuzu I. U., Anaga A. O., Ihedioha J. I. (2019). Hepatoprotective and antioxidant activities of Pterocarpus santalinoides methanol leaf extract. African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 13(18): 359 – 373.
15.Eze C. P., Obi C. F., Idika I. K., Ezema W. S., Ihedioha J. I. and Nwosu C. O. (2019) Toxicity and anti-coccidial efficacy of Azadirachta indica aqueous leaf extract in broiler chickens experimentally infected with mixed Eimeria tenella and Eimeria maxima sporulated oocysts. Journal of Veterinary and Applied Sciences, 9(1): 50 – 59.
16.Ihedioha T. E., Odo R. I., Onoja U. S., Nwagu C. A., Ihedioha J. I. (2019) Hepatoprotective properties of methanol leaf extract of Pterocarpus mildbraedii Harms on carbon tetrachloride-induced hepatotoxicity in albino rats (Rattus norvegicus). Journal of Complementary Medicine Research, 10(4): 162–169. https://www.jicep.com/fulltext/55-1563203215.pdf?1598363897
17.Ihedioha J. I., Ukachukwu C. V., Ugochukwu I. C. I., and Anyogu D. C. (2019) Evaluation of kidney function and urinary analytes in Nigerian trade cattle. Tropical Animal Health and Production, 51(7): 1867 – 1875. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11250-019-01879-1
18. Onyema I. , Eze D. C., Abba Y., Emennaa P. E., Shoyinka S. V. O., Okwor E. C., Ezema W. S., Ihedioha J. I. and Okoye J. O. A. (2019) Lesions of velogenic viscerotropic Newcastle disease virus infection were more severe in broilers than pullets. Journal of Applied Animal Research, 47(1): 189 – 194. https://app.dimensions.ai/details/publication/pub.1113157162
19.Ihedioha, T. E. Odo, R. I., Onoja, U. S., Chiwetalu, C. E. and Ihedioha J. I. (2019) Effects of methanolic tuber extract of Cyperus esculentus Linn (tiger nuts) on sub-acute liver damage in albino rats. African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 13(15): 236 – 243. doi: 10.5897/AJPP2019.5049
20.Aronu C. J. , Okoye J. O. A., Ihedioha J. I., Marire B. N. and Anika S. M. (2018) The effects of aqueous extracts of dried-pulverised or the fresh form of Talinum triagulare on the haematology and serum biochemistry of layers. Veterinarski arhiv, 88(5): 687 – 707. doi: 10.24099/vet.arhiv.0086
21.Agina O. A. and Ihedioha J. I. (2018) Observations on the activities of certain serum enzymes and levels of some biochemical parameters in spent horses with liver damage. Notulae Scientia Biologicae, 10(3): 305 – 309. DOI:10.15835/nsb10310262
22.Anyogu D. C., Shoyinka S. V. O. & Ihedioha J. I. (2018) Haematological changes in dogs with prolonged administration of high doses of sulphamethoxazole/trimethoprim. Comparative Clinical Pathology, 27(4): 1001 – 1005. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00580-018-2693-6
23.Ihedioha, T. E., Okechukwu, V. N. & Ihedioha, J. I. (2018) Effects of aqueous leaf infusion of Pterocarpus santalinoides DC on the serum lipid profile of guinea pigs (Carvia porcellus). Journal of Complementary Medicine Research, 7 (2), 154-160. doi:10.5455/jcmr.20180113015556
24.Ogbanya K. C., Eze C. A., and Ihedioha J. I. (2018) Radiographic morphometry of the hoof and third phalanx of apparently healthy Nigerian horses. Indian Journal of Animal Research, doi 10.18805/ijar.B-829
25.Igwe, A. O., Ihedioha, J. I. and Okoye J. O. A. (2018) Changes in serum calcium and phosphorus levels and their relationship to egg production in laying hens infected with velogenic Newcastle disease virus. Journal of Applied Animal Research, 46(1): 523 – 528. https://doi.org/10.1080/09712119.2017.1352506
26.Ihedioha J.I., Udeani I.J., Ezeasor C.K. (2017). Hematological and serum bio¬chemical alterations in White Fulani cattle with tuberculous lesions. Revue d’elevage et de medicine veterinaire des pays tropicaux (Rev. Elev. Med. Vet. Pays Trop.), 70 (4): 127-130, doi: 10.19182/remvt.31531
27. Agina, O. A. and Ihedioha, J. I. (2017) Occurrence of wounds in Nigerian horses. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 20(4): 372 – 380. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10888705.2017.1343149
28.Anyogu DC, Shoyinka SVO and Ihedioha JI (2017) Effects of Prolonged Treatment with Co-trimoxazole on the Thyroid Gland, Liver, and Epididymal Sperm Reserve in Dogs. Clinical Medicine Insights: Pathology, 10: 1 – 7. doi: 10.1177/1179555717742881
29.Ihedioha T. E., Onwuegbuka L. U. and Ihedioha J. I. (2017) Hepatoprotective effects of methanol leaf extract of Pterocarpus santalinoides DC on acetaminophen-induced liver damage in albino rats (Rattus norvegicus). Nigerian Journal of Animal Production, 44(5): 34 – 39.
30.Agina, O.A., Ihedioha, J.I., Anyanwu, M.U. and Ngwu M. I. (2017) Clinicopathological and microbiological findings associated with wounds in Nigerian horses. Comparative Clinical Pathology, 26(1): 181 – 188.
31.Udegbunam, R. I., Onuba, A. C., Eze, L. O., Ugwu, N. E., Udegbunam, S. O., Ihedioha, J. I., Okoroafor, O. N. and Uchendu, G. O. (2016). A retrospective evaluation of intravenous fluid usage in animal patients treated at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital Nsukka, 2005 – 2015. Nigerian Veterinary Journal, 37(1): 45 – 53.
32.Okoye, C., Ihedioha, J. I., Agina, O. A. Ochiogu, I., and Ogwu, D. (2016) Hepatoprotective and nephrotoxic effects of methanol leaf extract of Telfairia occidentalis (Hook F.) in adult female albino rats (Rattus norvegicus). Thai Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 40(3): 167 -171.
33.Aronu, C. J., Kamalu, T. N. and Ihedioha, J. I. (2016) Production performance of broilers fed rations supplemented with natural clay and the bioavailability of clay mineral. International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research and Management, 1(8): 1 – 7.
34.Okoye C. N., Ogwu D., Ihedioha J. I., Ochiogu I. S., Udoumoh, A. F. and Mbegbu, E. C. (2016) Effect of Telfairia occidentalis (Hook F.) methanolic leaf extract of on the haematological indices and histomorphology of the endometrium and liver of female albino rats. Notulae Scientia Biologicae, 8(3): 272 – 276.
35.Okoye C. N., Ogwu D., Ochiogu I. S. and Ihedioha J. I. (2016) Effect of methanolic leaf extract of Telfairia occidentalis (Hook f.) on vaginal cytology, serum hormonal levels and ovarian histomorphology of female (Sprague-Dawley) albino rats. Comparative Clinical Pathology, 25(6): 1115 – 1120.
36.Agina O. A. and Ihedioha J. I. (2016) Hematological and serum biochemical abnormalities associated with a suspected case of genital squamous cell carcinoma in a gray Nigerian mare. Notulae Scientia Biologicae, 8(2): 141 -143.
37.Ochiogu I. S., Ogwu D., Uchendu C. N., Okoye C. N, Ihedioha J. I. and Mbegbu E. C (2016) Exposure of male rats to monosodium l-glutamate from prenatal life to adulthood: the effects on serum testosterone, cholesterol and proteins, serum enzymes, epididymal sperm reserves and testes, Veterinarski arhiv, 86(3): 421 – 436.
38.Ihedioha J. I., Anyogu D. C., and Chibuezeoke K. J. (2016) Haematological profile of the domestic pigeon (Columba livia domestica) in Nsukka agro-ecological zone, Enugu State, Nigeria. Animal Research International, 13 (1): 2368 – 2377.
39.Ochiogu I. S., Ogwu D., Uchendu C. N., Okoye C. N., Ihedioha, J. I., Mbegbu, E. C. (2015) Serum luteinising hormone, testosterone and total cholesterol levels, libido and testicular histomorphology of male West African Dwarf goats orally or subcutaneously treated with monosodium l-glutamate. Veterinarni Medicina, 60(5): 253 – 260.
40.Uchendu G.O., Ihedioha, J.I. and Arua, E.O. (2015) Environmental impact of pastoral nomadism on crop farming in Ohafia, Abia State, Nigeria. Discourse Journal of Agriculture and Food Science, 3(10): 148 – 154.
41. Okoye C. N., Ogwu D., Ihedioha J. I., Ochiogu I. S., Abiaezute C. N. and Mbegbu E. C. (2015) Effects of methanolic leaf extract of Telfairia occidentalis (Hook F.) on the reproductive indices of female albino rats. Scientific Journal of Veterinary Advances, 4(4): 25 – 31.
42.Uchendu G. O., Ihedioha J. I., Ogbu, C and Onyeaka, E.C. (2015) Distribution and characteristics of poultry farms in Enugu State, Nigeria after the 2007 outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza. International Journal of Livestock Production, 6(3): 41 – 46.
43.Ochiogu, I. S., Ogwu, D., Uchendu, C. N., Okoye, C. N., Ihedioha, J. I. and Mbegbu, E. C. (2015) Effects of monosodium L-glutamate administration on serum levels of reproductive hormones and cholesterol, epididymal sperm reserves and testicular histomorphology of male albino rats. Acta Veterinaria Hungarica, 63(1): 125 – 139.
44. Ihedioha, J. I. and Agina, O. A. (2014) Haematological profile of Nigerian horses in Obollo-Afor, Enugu State. Journal of Veterinary and Applied Sciences, 4(1): 1 – 8.
45. Ochiogu, I. S., Ogwu, D., Uchendu, C. N., Okoye, C. N., Ihedioha, J. I. and Agina, O. A. (2014) Effects of administration of monosodium L-glutamate on the serum activities of some liver enzymes , serum total protein and liver histomorphology of West African dwarf goats. Journal of Veterinary and Applied Sciences, 4(1): 17 – 24.
46. Ihedioha, J. I. and Daniel-Igwe, G. (2014) Development of an experimental albino rat (Rattus norvegicus) model for studies on sub-acute blood loss anaemia. Animal Research International, 11 (1): 1889 – 1898.
47. Ihedioha J.I., Anosa V.O. and Esievo K.A.N. (2013) Prevalence of and clinicopathologic findings associated with ascites in dogs in Enugu State, Nigeria. Comparative Clinical Pathology, 22 (2): 185 – 193.
48.Ihedioha J. I. and Agina, O. A. (2013) Serum biochemistry profile of Nigerian horses (Equus caballus, Linnaeus, 1758). Animal Research International, 10 (3): 1826 – 1833.
49.Ochiogu I. S., Uchendu C. N., Ihedioha J. I., Shoyinka S.V.O., Oguejiofor C. F., Ike C. K. and Onuoha E. O. (2013) The effects of Trypanosoma brucei infection on post-partum uterine involution. Veterinarski arhiv, 83 (1): 93 – 104.
50.Ihedioha J. I., Noel-Uneke O. A. and Ihedioha T. E. (2013) Reference values for the serum lipid profile of albino rats (Rattus norvegicus) of varied ages and sexes. Comparative Clinical Pathology, 22 (1): 93 – 99.
51.Nwaka A.C., Odunze C.S., Ihedioha J.I., Ugwu O.P.C., Ossai E.C., Ikeyi A. and Bayim P.R. (2013) Comparative effects of Citrullus lanatus and Cajanus cajan diets on the lipid profile and body weight of albino rats. International Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences, 3 (1): 550 – 556.
52.Ihedioha J.I., Ugwuja J.I., Noel-Uneke O.A., Udeani I.J. and Daniel-Igwe G. (2012) Reference values for the haematology profile of conventional grade outbred albino mice (Mus musculus) in Nsukka, Eastern Nigeria. Animal Research International, 9 (2): 1601 – 1612.
53.Ezema C., Ihedioha O. C., Ihedioha J. I., Okorie-Kanu C. O.. Kamalu T. N. (2012) Probiotic effect of yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) on haematological parameters and growth performance of5pullets fed palm kernel cake-based diet. Comparative Clinical Pathology, 21 (6): 1145 - 1148.
54.Ihedioha J.I., and Okorie-Kanu C.O. (2011) Clinicopathologic findings in goats exposed to drinking water experimentally contaminated with varied low percentages of NPK 15-15-15 fertilizer. Comparative Clinical Pathology, 20 (4): 349 – 358.
55.Ihedioha J.I., Okorie-Kanu C.O., and Ugwu C.P. (2011) The blood picture and serum biochemistry profile of the African pied crow (Corvus albus). Comparative Clinical Pathology, 20 (3): 239 – 250.
56.Ihedioha, J.I. and Aba P.E. (2010) Artifactual changes in the haematocrit buffy coat of stored anti-coagulated blood samples of farm animals. Comparative Clinical Pathology, 19 (5): 493 – 497.
57.Ihedioha, J.I., Onuma, C.J., Okorie-Kanu, C.O. and Ihedioha T.E. (2010) Changes in the pathogenicity of relapsed diminazene aceturate (DA)-resistant Trypanosoma brucei brucei as the trypanosomes are transmitted from DA-treated hosts to another set of animals. Comparative Clinical Pathology, 19 (5): 481 – 486.
58.Ochiogu I.S., Uchendu C.N. and Ihedioha J.I. (2010) Experimental Trypanosoma brucei infection at immediate post partum period; effects on dam and the offspring. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine, 30: 531 – 534.
59.Ihedioha J.I., Iwuogo M.U. and Ihedioha T.E. (2009) Haematological and clinical chemistry findings associated with sub-acute contamination of drinking water with varied low percentages of used engine oil. Comparative Clinical Pathology, 18 (2): 169 – 176.
60.Amadi, E.S., Oyeka, C.A., Okoli, I, Ihedioha, J.I. and Iroha, I.R. (2009) Anticaries effects of Baphia nitida extract in albino rats. European Journal of Dentistry and Medicine, 11: 1 – 7.
61.Onyenwe I.W., Ihedioha J.I., and Ezeme R.I. (2009) Prevalence of zoonotic helminths in local house rats (Rattus rattus) in Nsukka, Eastern Nigeria. Animal Research International, 6: 1040 - 1044.
62.Amadi, E.S., Oyeka, C.A., Okoli, I, Ihedioha, J.I. and Iroha, I.R. (2009) Dental caries inhibition in albino rats by Breynia nivosus extract. Research Journal of Medicinal Plant, 3: 1- 8.
63.Ihedioha, J.I., Idika, I.K., Ogamba, G.N. and Akam, C.J.A. (2008) Changes in the haematological values of avian blood samples stored at varying temperatures for a period of up to 72 hours. Comparative Clinical Pathology, 17 (2): 73 – 79.
64.Ochiogu, I.S., Uchendu, C.N., Ihedioha, J.I. and Shoyinka, S.V.O. (2008) Experimental Trypanosoma brucei infection in rats (Rattus norvegicus): effects on different stages of gestation and the neonatal period. Animal Reproduction, 5: 39 – 49.
65. Ihedioha, J.I. and Onwubuche, R.C. (2007) Artifactual changes in the PCV, hemoglobin concentration, and cell counts in bovine, caprine and porcine blood stored at room and refrigerator temperatures. Veterinary Clinical Pathology, 36: 60 - 63.
66. Okoye, J.O.A., Ihedioha, J.I. and Akam, C.J.A. (2007) Reference values for the erythrocytic profile of Anak 2000 broilers and Lohmann brown pullets in Nsukka, Eastern Nigeria. Comparative Clinical Pathology, 16 (2): 139 – 144.
67.Ihedioha, J.I., Ochiogu I.S. and Ihedioha T.E. (2007) Co-administration of Na-EDTA and diminazene aceturate (DA) to mice infected with DA-resistant Trypanosoma brucei. Journal of Comparative Pathology, 136: 206 – 211.
68.Ochiogu, I. S., Uchendu, C. N. and Ihedioha, J. I. (2006) A new and simple method of confirmatory detection of mating in albino rats (Rattus norvegicus). Animal Research International, 3(3): 527 – 530.
69.Obonga W.O., Osadebe P.O., Esimone C.O. and Ihedioha J.I. (2005) Haematotoxic evaluation of crude cannabis resin in rats. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Allied Sciences, 3: 278 – 282.
70.Ihedioha, J. I., Obi, C. C., Omoja, V. U., Ihedioha T. E. and Onwumere O. S. (2004) Field trial of a new test kit for monitoring urinary cyanide load and diagnosis of cyanide poisoning. Journal of Biological Research and Biotechnology 2 (1): 91 – 96.
71.Ihedioha, J.I., Okafor, C.C. and Ihedioha, T.E. (2004) The haematological profile of the Sprague-Dawley outbred albino rat in Nsukka, Nigeria. Animal Research International, 1(2): 125 – 132.
72.Onah, D. N., Onyenwe, I. W., Ihedioha, J. I., and Onwumere, O. S. (2004) Enhanced survival of rats concurrently infected with Trypanosoma brucei and Strongyloides ratti. Veterinary Parasitology 119 (2-3): 165 – 176.
73.Ihedioha, J. I., Chineme, C. N. and Okoye, J.O.A (2003) The leukocytic and parasitaemic profiles and immune response of rats treated with retinyl palmitate before infection with Trypanosoma brucei. Journal of Comparative Pathology, 129 (4): 241 – 250.
74.Ihedioha J. I. and Chineme C. N. (2003) Clinicopathologic implications of shortened fermentation periods in the production of toasted cassava granules (garri). Plant Foods for Human Nutrition, 58: 1 – 11.
75.Ihedioha J. I. and Anwa A. P. (2002) Liver retinol and carotenoid concentration of rats experimentally infected with Trypanosoma brucei. Tropical Veterinarian, 20 (1) 1 – 7.
76.Ihedioha J. I. (2002) Potential applications of recent advances in vaccine research and development in overcoming constraints to animal diseases’ vaccination programmes in developing countries. Nigerian Veterinary Journal, 23 (1) 27 – 32.
77.Ihedioha J. I. (2002) The clinicopathologic significance of enriching grated cassava mash with red palm oil in the production of garri. Plants Foods for Human Nutrition, 57: 295 – 305.
78.Ihedioha J. I. (2001) Multiple Ileo-ceco-colic intussusception with caecal inversion in a dog. – a case report. Nigerian Veterinary Journal, 22 (2): 31 – 34.
79.Ihedioha J. I. (2000) Kerosene poisoning in albino rats – case report. Tropical Veterinarian, 18: 29 – 32.
80.Ihedioha J. I. and Chineme C. N. (1999) Effects of varied fermentation periods on the diabetogenic potential of toasted cassava granules. Plants Foods for Human Nutrition, 53: 159 – 168.

B. Conference Proceedings (starting with most recent):
1.Aba PE, Ihedioha JI, and Nwaogu IC (2020) Evaluation of the relationship between serum biochemical markers of liver disorders and body condition scores in goats. Proceedings of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production (NSAP) 45th Annual Conference, 45: 461 – 465.
2.Ihedioha T. E., Asuzu I. U., Anaga A. O. and Ihedioha J. I. (2019) Effects of methanolic leaf extract of Pterocarpus santalinoides DC on blood oxidative stress and anti-oxidant parameters of albino rats given toxic doses of carbon tetrachloride. Proceedings of the 44th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production, March 17 – 21, 2019, Abuja Nigeria; 44: 856 – 859.
3.Ogbanya, K. C, Eze, C. A., Ihedioha J. I., and Ugwu P. C. (2018). Blood changes observed in laminitic Nigerian horses. Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production, 43: 954 – 956.
4.Ogbanya, K. C, Eze, C. A., Ihedioha J. I., Nnaji, T. O. and Ugwu P. C. (2018) A preliminary study of the prevalence of laminitis in Nigerian trade horses at Obollor-Afor, Enugu State, Nigeria. Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production, 43: 952 – 953.
5.Ihedioha T. E., Odo R. I., Chinwetalu C. E. and Ihedioha J. I. (2018) Hepatoprotective activity of methanol tuber extract of Cyperus esculentum Linn on CCL4-induced hepatotoxicity in albino rats (Rattus norvegicus). Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production, 43: 977 – 980.
6.Aronu, C. J. , Asogwa, C. H., Okolo, C. C., Anaga, A. O., Anika, S. M., and Ihedioha, J. I. (2016) Effects of dietary supplememtation with aqueous extract of Talinum traingulare on growth performance and carcass yield of broilers. Proceedings of the 41st Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production (NSAP), 41: 985 – 988.
7.Aronu, C. J. , Kamalu, T. N., Okenyi, N. F. and Ihedioha, J. I. (2016) Effects of inclusion of graded levels of clay on the live weight , morbidity and mortality of broilers fed mouldy feed. Proceedings of the 41st Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production (NSAP), 41: 977 – 980.
8.Ihedioha, J.I. and Udeani, I.J. (2016) Cross-sectional survey of the occurrence of diseases and disorders in trade cattle slaughtered at Nsukka abattoir, Enugu State, Nigeria. Proceedings of the 41st Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production (NSAP), 41: 54– 57.
9.Agina O.A. and Ihedioha, J.I. (2016) Haematological and serum biochemical findings associated with natural trypanosome infections in Nigerian horses. Proceedings of the 41st Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production (NSAP), 41: 74– 77.
10.Ihedioha, T.E., Okechukwu, V.N. and Ihedioha, J.I. (2016) Effects of aqueous leaf infusion of Pterocarpus santalinoides DC on the serum lipid profile of guinea pigs (Carvia porcelius). Proceedings of the 41st Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production (NSAP), 41: 267 – 270.
11.Anyogu, D. C., Shoyinka, S. V. O., Ihedioha, J. I., Idika I. K. and Umeakuana, P. U. (2014) Unusual clinicopathological findings in a dog with severe chronic generalized demodicosis: case report. Proceedings of the 51st Annual Congress of the Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association, 51:144 – 152.
12.Ihedioha, J.I., Aba, P.E. and Okorie-Kanu, C.O. (2009) A comparative study on the effects of duration of storage and storage temperature on the packed cell volume of anti-coagulated blood samples of farm animals, as determined by the microhaematocrit method. Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production (NSAP), 34: 670– 674.
13.Ochiogu, I.S., Ihedioha, J.I., Anya, K.O. and Nwoye, J.C.S. (2009). The reproductive performance of albino rats given drinking water contaminated with varied low percentages of used engine lubricating oil. Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production (NSAP), 34: 167 – 171.
14.Ihedioha J.I., Okorie-Kanu C.O. and Iwuogo U.M. (2008) Leukocytic alterations associated with continual sub-acute blood loss. Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production (NSAP), 33: 55 – 58.
15.Ihedioha J.I., Iwuogo U.M. and Ihedioha T.E. (2008) Blood biochemical findings associated with sub-chronic contamination of drinking water with varied low percentages of used engine lubricating oil. Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production (NSAP), 33: 59 – 62.
16.Ochiogu I.S., Ihedioha J.I. and Okafor N.S. (2008) Contamination of drinking water with inorganic fertilizer: effects on reproductive performance. Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production (NSAP), 33: 63 – 66.
17.Ihedioha J.I and Idika I.K. (2007) Haematological abnormalities associated with contamination of drinking water with low sub-lethal concentrations of inorganic fertilizers. Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production (NSAP), 32: 27 - 30.
18.Ihedioha J.I and Idika I.K. (2007) Contamination of drinking water with low sub-lethal levels of inorganic fertilizers: effects on body weight gain, feed and water consumption and relative organ weight percentages. Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production (NSAP), 32: 31 - 35.
19.Ihedioha JI and Idika IK (2007) Blood biochemical abnormalities associated with sub-chronic contamination of drinking water with low sub-lethal concentrations of inorganic fertilizers. Proceedings of the 44th Annual Congress of the Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association, 44: 202 – 209.
20.Ihedioha J.I. and Ibeachu, C.O. (2005) Time-related quantitative changes in the haematological values of rat blood kept at room temperature. Proceedings of the 30th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production (NSAP), 30: 41 – 44.
21.Ihedioha J. I. and Anwa A. P. (2001) Further evidence in support of the assertion that oxidative stress plays a significant role in cellular injury in trypanosome infections. Proceedings of the 21st Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, September 19 – 22, 2001. Nigerian Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 16(3) 43S – 45S.

C. Books (starting with most recent):
1.Ihedioha J. I. and Chineme C. N. (2005) Fundamentals of Systemic Veterinary Pathology. Great AP Publishers Ltd, Nigeria.
2.Ihedioha, J. I. (2003) Basic Principles of General Pathology. AP Express Publishers Ltd and FERH, Nsukka.
3.Ihedioha, J.I. (2000) Saving Sight and Life with Foods Rich in Vitamin A Activity. Foundation for Education and Research on Health, Nsukka.
4.Ihedioha J. I. (2000) Knowledge that Saves Sight and Life – Information of Vitamin A and Vitamin A Deficiency Disorders. Nutrition and Health Foundation, Nigeria.

D. Project Reports, Dissertations and Thesis (starting with most recent):
1.Ihedioha J.I. (2011) Clinico-pathologic findings associated with ascites in dogs. Project Report presented for the award of a Fellowship Diploma in Clinical Pathology of the Postgraduate College of Veterinary Surgeons, Nigeria. Veterinary Council of Nigeria, Abuja, Nigeria.
2.Fadiga M., Jost C. and Ihedioha J. I. (2011) Financial costs of disease burden, morbidity and mortality from priority livestock diseases in Nigeria: Disease burden and cost-benefit analysis of targeted interventions. Nigeria Integrated Animal and Human Health Management Project Final Report. International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Nairobi, Kenya.
3.Ihedioha J.I. (2004) Comparison of the effectiveness of the use of overhead projector and the multimedia projector + computers + CD-ROMs in teaching of Veterinary Pathology courses in the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Project Report presented for the award of Certificate in Higher Education Pedagogy. Virtual Institute for Higher Education Pedagogy, National Universities Commission, Abuja, Nigeria.
4.Ihedioha J.I. (2002) Studies on the Effect of Vitamin A Supplementation on the Immune Response of Rats Experimentally Infected with Trypanosoma brucei. Thesis presented for the award of a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree in Veterinary Pathology (Specialization: Clinical Pathology). Department of Veterinary Pathology and Microbiology, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
5.Ihedioha, J. I. (2001) The Effectiveness of Nutrition Education and Communication in Reducing Vitamin A Deficiency Disorders in Nigeria. Project Report submitted to the Thrasher Research Fund, USA on the successful completion of Thrasher Research Fund, USA Study 03002-4.
6.Ihedioha J.I. (1999) Statistical Quality Control Model for Toasted Cassava Granules (gari) - Project Report for the award of Diploma in Statistics and Computer Applications (DSCA), Departments of Statistics and Computer Science, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
7.Ihedioha J.I. (1998) The Effects of Shortened Periods of Fermentation on the Diabetogenic Potential of Toasted Cassava Granules (gari) – Dissertation for the award of Master of Science (MSc) Degree in Veterinary Pathology (Specialization: Clinical Pathology), Department of Veterinary Pathology and Microbiology, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
8.Ihedioha J.I. (1994) Chemotherapeutic Efficacy of DFMO Singly and in Combination with Lithium chloride in the Treatment of Late Stage (Chronic) Trypanosoma brucei Infection in Rats. – Project Report for the award of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) Degree, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

Specializations

Veterinary Clinical Pathology

Research Archive

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Responsibilities

1. Teaching veterinary pathology courses to undergraduate and postgraduate students.
2. Research and supervisions of research in the area of veterinary pathology, clinical pathology, animal diseases in general, drug discovery and nutrition-disease interactions.
3. University administration.