SALAWU, Saheed Adekola

SALAWU, Saheed Adekola

Senior Lecturer

Qualification: B. Tech. (Pure and Applied Biology), M. Sc. (Zoology), Ph.D. (Applied Parasitology)

Rank:  Senior Lecturer


  1.  Thesis/Dissertations:

(i)  Salawu S. A. (2006): Oral Transmission of Raillietiella hemidactyli Through Contaminated Water to Mammals Using White Albino Rat. B. Tech Thesis. Ladoke University of  Technology Ogbomoso. 86pp.

(ii)    Salawu S. A. (2013): Epidemiology of Urinary Schistosomiasis and Soil-transmitted Helminthiasis among School-age Children in Saki Township, Saki-West Local   Government Area, Oyo State. M.Sc. Thesis. Obafemi Awolowo University Ile Ife. 167pp.

(iii)  Salawu S. A. (2019): Sero-epidemiology of Toxoplasmosis among pregnant women and Immunocompromised (HIV) Patients in  Parts of Osun State, Nigeria. 195pp.


  1. Books and Monographs: Nil
  2. Contribution to Books: Nil
  3. Published Articles:

(i)  Ajala O. O and Salawu S. A. (2008). Effects of Host Environment’s Hygienic Status, Its Sex and Season on Single and Multiple Endoparasitic Infections of The Wall Gecko Hemidactylus brookii angulatus. Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences. 13(2): 119-125. NIGERIA

(ii)  Salawu S. A., Asaolu S. O. and Sowemimo O. O. (2014). Co-infection with Schistosoma haematobium and Soil-transmitted Helminths among School-aged Children in Saki, Oyo State, Nigeria. Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology 6(12): 417–423.  USA

(iii)  Salawu S. A and Ughele V. A. (2015). Prevalence of Soil-transmitted Helminths among School-age Children in Ife East Local Government area, Osun State, Nigeria. FUTA Journal of Research in Sciences 11(1): 139-151  NIGERIA

(iv) Salawu S. A, Ojo O.M and Awosolu O. B. (2018). Prevalence of Intestinal Helminths among Undergraduate Students of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Southwestern, Nigeria. Journal of Parasitology and Vector Biology 10(8):115-120. USA

(v)      Olusi T.A, Salawu S.A and Oniya M.O (2018). Seroepidemiology of  Toxoplasmosis  among Pregnant Women in Osogbo, Southwestern Nigeria. Journal of Infectious Diseases and Immunity 10(2): 8-16 USA

(vi)     Olusi T. A, Salawu S.A and Oniya M.O (2018). Seroprevalence and Risk factors Associated with Toxoplasma gondii Infection among Pregnant Women in Ile Ife, Southwestern Nigeria. Journal of Medicine and Medical Science 9(2) 9-16    INDIA

(vii)   Awosolu O.B., Akinnifesi O. J., Salawu S.A., Omotayo Y. F., Obimakinde T and Olise C. (2019). Prevalence and Intensity of Urinary schistosomiaisis among School-age Children  in Ikota, Southwestern Nigeria. Brazilian Journal of Biological Sciences, 6(13)391-399    BRAZIL

  1. Edited and Referred Conference Proceedings: Nil
  2. Articles Accepted for Publication:

Akeredolu B. A and Salawu S. A (2019). Prevalence of Toxocara canis eggs in hairs of stray and domestic dogs in Saki, Southwestern Nigeria. Journal of Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases

  1. Manuscript Submitted for Publication:

(i) Salawu S.A, Olusi T. A and Oniya M.O (2019). Prevalence and estimated incidence of Toxoplasmosis among women of child  bearing age in Ilesha, Osun State.  Research Journal of Parasitology

(ii) Salawu S.A, Olusi T. A and Oniya M.O (2019). Studies on co-infections  of Human  Immunodeficieny Virus (HIV) and Toxoplasma gondii in Ile-Ife Osun State, Nigeria    Journal of  Parasitology and Vector Biology

(iii) Salawu S.A, Olusi T. A and Oniya M.O. (2020). Epidemiology of Toxoplasmosis in Osun State of Nigeria: The role of cats in the distribution of T. gondii  infections. Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology

  1. Creative Work: Nil
  2. Technical Reports: Nil
  3. Papers and Work in Progress: