Date:August 12, 2012

Dr. Oluyomi A. Sowemimo

Oluyomi A. Sowemimo, Ph.D.
yomi_showemimo@yahoo.com

B.Sc. Zoology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria 1990
M.Sc. Zoology (Parasitology), Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria 2000
Ph.D. Zoology (Parasitology), Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria 2007
My Postgraduate training was in parasitic helminthes of public health importance.
Research interest
Epidemiology and control of parasitic infections especially intestinal roundworms which are transmitted through contaminations of soils with human wastes.
Publications since 2002
1. Asaolu, S.O., Ofoezie, I.E., Odumuyiwa, P.A., Sowemimo, O.A. and Ogunniyi, T.A.B. (2002). Effect of water supply and sanitation on the prevalence and intensity of Ascaris lumbricoides among pre-school aged children in Ajebandele and Ifewara, Osun State, Nigeria. Transactions of the Royal Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 96, 600-604.
2. Sowemimo, O.A. and Asaolu, S.O. (2004a). The prevalence of Angiostrongylus cantonensis in Archachatina marginata (Swainson) in Ile-Ife, Nigeria.
Ife Journal of Science 6, 1-5.
3. Sowemimo, O.A. and Asaolu, S.O. (2004b). Preliminary studies of the helminth parasites of Limicolaria aurora in Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Ife Journal of Science 6 (2), 105-107.
4. Asaolu, S.O., Ofoezie, I.E., Sowemimo, O.A., Odumuyiwa, P.A., Hassan, O.A. and Onipede, A. (2004). Nutritional status, environmental conditions and infection patterns among rural children in Ife area, Osun State. Nigeria Environmental Journal 1, 17-31.
5. Alo, O.A., Asaolu, S.O. and Sowemimo, O.A. (2005). The prevalence of malaria among pre-school age children at Ifewara and Ikire, Osun State, Nigeria. Science Focus 10 (1), 68-71.
6. Asaolu, O.O., Asaolu, S.O., Sowemimo, O.A., Hassan, O.A. and Alo, O.A. (2006). Community control of malaria infection among pre-school age children through the use of insecticide treated nets at Ifewara, Osun state, Nigeria. Science Focus 11 (2), 172-175.
7. Sowemimo, O.A. and Orisadipe, A.Y. (2006). A survey of helminth parasites of goats at an abattoir in Ile-Ife, Osun state, Nigeria. Science Focus 11 (2), 161-163.
8. Sowemimo, O.A. (2007). Prevalence and intensity of Toxocara canis (Werner, 1782) in dogs and its potential public health significance in Ile-Ife, Nigeria.
Journal of Helminthology 81, 433-438.
9. Sowemimo, O.A. and Asaolu, S.O. (2008). Epidemiology of intestinal helminth parasites of dogs in Ibadan, Nigeria. Journal of Helminthology 82, 89-93.
10. Sowemimo, O.A. and Asaolu, S.O. (2008). The daily egg production of Ancylostoma caninum and the distribution of the worm along the digestive tract of the dog.
Research Journal of Parasitology 3 (3), 92-97
11. Sowemimo, O.A. and Asaolu, S.O. (2008). Survey of intestinal helminth parasites of puppies in Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Ife Journal of Science 10 (1), 67-72
12. Sowemimo, O.A. (2009). The prevalence and intensity of gastrointestinal parasites of dogs in Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Journal of Helminthology 83, 27-31
13. Sowemimo, O.A. and Asaolu, S.O. (2009). Comparison of two techniques for diagnosis of intestinal helminthiases in dogs in Ile-Ife, Nigeria. The Zoologist 7, 82-87
14. Sowemimo, O.A., Adeleye, I. and Omokungbe, A. (2010). Toxocara cati infections in domestic cats from two communities in Southwestern Nigeria. The Zoologist 8, 5-9
15. Sowemimo, O.A. and Asaolu, S.O. (2011). Current status of soil-transmitted helminthiases among pre-school and school-aged children from Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria. Journal of Helminthology 85, 234-238
16. Sowemimo, O.A. (2012). Prevalence and intensity of gastrointestinal parasites of domestic cats in Oyo and Ode-Irele communities, southwest Nigeria. Journal of Parasitology and Vector Biology (in press)