Dr. Otchere Addai-Mensah, Director for Health Research

Senior Lecturer

Dept: Medical Diagnostics Office:

Department of Medical Laboratory Technology

Faculty of Allied Health Sciences

College of Health Sciences

KNUST

Qualifications (Degree/Education)

Qualification Period
Dr. rer.nat. Immunology and Biotechnology Oct. 2014
MSc Biomedical Sciences Sep. 2005
MBChB Aug. 2002
BSc Human Biology Jul. 1999

Institutions of Study

  • Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology- Ghana
  • University of Westminster-UK
  • RWTH Aachen University- Germany

 

 

Head of the Department of Medical Diagnostics, Kwame Nkrumah University Of Science and Technology.

 Dr.Otchere’s main research area is Malariology. He also does research in Diagnostics, Haematology, Transfusion Science, Public Health and Immunoepidemiology of Infectious diseases.

Skills and Expertise

Malaria

Tropical Diseases

Tropical Medicine

Immunology of Infectious Diseases

Immunoparasitology

Antibodies

ELISA

Plasmodium

Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Infectious Disease Diagnostics

 

Position – Secretary, Ghana Medical Association, Ashanti Division.

 

 

Otchere Addai-Mensah MD MSc PhD

Dean and Senior Lecturer (Haematology/Immunology) KNUST

Verified email at knust.edu.gh

MalariologyHaematologyTransfusion ScienceImmunology

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TITLE CITED BY YEAR
Prevalence of anaemia and immunological markers among Ghanaian HAART-naïve HIV-patients and those on HAART

W Quaye, AN Addai-Mensah

African Health Sciences 11 (1)

97 2011
Incidence of sexual dysfunction: a prospective survey in Ghanaian females

N Amidu, WKBA Owiredu, E Woode, O Addai-Mensah, L Quaye, …

Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 8 (1), 106

60 2010
Prevalence of male sexual dysfunction among Ghanaian populace: myth or reality?

N Amidu, WKBA Owiredu, E Woode, O Addai-Mensah, KC Gyasi-Sarpong, …

International journal of impotence research 22 (6), 337-342

50 2010
Plant-based production of recombinant Plasmodium surface protein pf38 and evaluation of its potential as a vaccine candidate

T Feller, P Thom, N Koch, H Spiegel, O Addai-Mensah, R Fischer, …

PloS one 8 (11)

31 2013
Renal insufficiency in Ghanaian HIV infected patients: need for dose adjustment

W Owiredu, L Quaye, N Amidu, O Addai-Mensah

African health sciences 13 (1), 101-111

24 2013
Isolation, production and characterization of fully human monoclonal antibodies directed to Plasmodium falciparum MSP10

DJ Maskus, S Bethke, M Seidel, S Kapelski, O Addai-Mensah, A Boes, …

Malaria journal 14 (1), 276

19 2015
Injectable contraceptive sales at licensed chemical seller shops in Ghana: access and reported use in rural and periurban communities

E Lebetkin, T Orr, K Dzasi, E Keyes, V Shelus, S Mensah, H Nagai, …

International perspectives on sexual and reproductive health 40 (1), 21-27

19 2014
Seroprevalence and risk factors for human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis B and C viruses infections among blood donors at the Bolgatanga Regional Hospital in Bolgatanga, Ghana

N Amidu, W Owiredu, O Addai-Mensah, A Alhassan, L Quaye, B Batong

Journal of the Ghana Science Association 12 (1), 77-88

13 2010
Characterization of a novel inhibitory human monoclonal antibody directed against Plasmodium falciparum Apical Membrane Antigen 1

DJ Maskus, M Królik, S Bethke, H Spiegel, S Kapelski, M Seidel, …

Scientific reports 6, 39462

12 2016
Differential expression pattern of co-inhibitory molecules on CD4+ T cells in uncomplicated versus complicated malaria

TJMSM Annemieke Abel, Christiane Steeg, Francis Aminkiah, Otchere Addai …

Scientific Reports 8:4789

11* 2018
Regular antenatal attendance and education influence the uptake of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy: a cross-sectional study at the university hospital …

O Addai-Mensah, ME Annani-Akollor, LA Fondjo, K Sarbeng, EO Anto, …

Journal of tropical medicine 2018

10 2018
Acquired immune responses to three malaria vaccine candidates and their relationship to invasion inhibition in two populations naturally exposed to malaria

O Addai-Mensah, M Seidel, N Amidu, DJ Maskus, S Kapelski, G Breuer, …

Malaria journal 15 (1), 65

8 2016
Determination of haematological reference ranges in healthy adults in three regions in Ghana

O Addai-Mensah, D Gyamfi, RV Duneeh, KO Danquah, …

BioMed research international 2019

6 2019
Lessons from a geospatial analysis of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate sales by licensed chemical sellers in Ghana

V Shelus, E Lebetkin, E Keyes, S Mensah, K Dzasi

International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics 130, E25-E30

5 2015
Predominant complications of type 2 diabetes in kumasi: a 4-year retrospective cross-sectional study at a teaching hospital in Ghana

ME Annani-Akollor, O Addai-Mensah, LA Fondjo, L Sallah, EW Owiredu, …

Medicina 55 (5), 125

4 2019
Lipid profile, cardiorespiratory function and quality of life of postmenopausal women improves with aerobic exercise

LG Akwa, MO Moses, AO Emikpe, B Baffour-Awuah, B Asamoah, …

Universidad de Alicante. Área de Educación Física y Deporte

3 2017
Safety of family replacement donors vs. voluntary non-remunerated donors in Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Ghana: a comparative study

O Addai-Mensah, PA Bashiru, EE Dogbe

Journal of Medical and Biomedical Sciences 4 (1), 11-16

3 2015
Use of Selected Anthropometric Indices for Screening Hypertension in an Adult Ghanaian Population

N Amidu, WKBA Owiredu, BB Antuamwine, O Addai-Mensah

Asian Journal of Medical Principles and Clinical Practice, 1-9

2 2018
Safety Evaluation of BF001, an Anti-diabetic Herbal Preparation in Sprague-Dawley Rats

DWKBA Owiredu, O LKN, S AA, B KA

West African Journal of Pharmacy 22 (1)

2 2011
Effect of poor glycaemic control on plasma levels and activity of protein C, protein S, and antithrombin III in type 2 diabetes mellitus

O Addai-Mensah, ME Annani-Akollor, FO Nsafoah, LA Fondjo, …

PloS one 14 (9)

1 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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High-Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein: A Potential Ancillary Biomarker for Malaria Diagnosis and Morbidity

O Addai-Mensah, ME Annani-Akollor, LA Fondjo, EO Anto, D Gyamfi, …

Disease markers 2019

1 2019
Adequate Exercise Improves Inflammatory, Gonadal Markers and Sexual Function in Type 2 Diabetics

N Amidu, H Alidu, W Owiredu, BB Antuamwine, O Addai-Mensah, …

Journal of Advances in Medicine and Medical Research, 1-8

1 2018
Reference intervals of prothrombin time and activated partial thromboplastin time and their association with age among healthy adults in kumasi, Ghana

DN Ofosu, O Addai-Mensah, L Antwi-Boateng, K Anane, EW Owiredu

Asian Hematology Research Journal, 1-8

1 2018
Evaluating access to malaria rapid diagnostic test kit and artemisinin-based combination therapy and the quality of treatment practice among over-the-counter medicine sellers …

SJA Mensah, O Addai Mensah, HN Nagai, M Annani Akollor

Texila Int J Clin Res 5, 1-13

1 2018
Effects of Nutritional and Dietary Supplements on Renal Function among University Bodybuilders in Ghana

J Taylor, W Mensah

International Annals of Medicine 1

1 2017
Establishment of a phage display platform for the isolation of plasmodium falciparum specific monoclonal antibodies

O Addai-Mensah, R Fischer, S Barth

Fachgruppe Biologie

1 2015
Assessment of platelet indices and platelet activation markers in children with Plasmodium falciparum malaria

R Asare, C Opoku-Okrah, KO Danquah, O Opare-Sem, O Addai-Mensah, …

Malaria Journal 19 (1), 1-7

2020
Leucocyte Differential Count and Pregnancy Induced Hypertension: Implication for Risk and Disease Assessment

N Amidu, BB Antuamwine, MA Akilla, WKBA Owiredu, O Addai-Mensah, …

American Journal of Laboratory Medicine 5 (1), 32-41

2020
Influence of Climatic Factors on Aggression and Infectivity of Anopheles in the Districts the Indoor Residual Spray (IRS) in Northern Benin, West Africa

A Sominahouin, GG Padonou, R Landéhou, AS Salako, H Sagbohan, …

American Journal of Laboratory Medicine 5 (1), 1-13

2020
Expression of platelet parameters and platelet membrane glycoproteins in childhood Burkitt lymphoma

R Asare, C Opoku-Okrah, KO Danquah, O Opare-Sem, O Addai-Mensah, …

Leukemia research 84, 106189

2019
COMPARATIVE STUDY OF PLATELET FUNCTION AS A BIO MARKER IN CHILDHOOD BURKITT LYMPHOMA AND PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM MALARIA

R Asare, C Opoku-Okrah, K Owusu-Danquah, O Addai-Mensah, D Gyamfi, …

International Journal of Laboratory Hematology 41

2019
Cytotoxic T cell-derived Granzyme B is Increased in Severe Plasmodium Falciparum Malaria

L Kaminski, M Riehn, A Abel, C Steeg, DD Yar, O Addai-Mensah, …

Frontiers in Immunology 10, 2917

2019
Hepatitis B and C infections in HIV-1 and non-HIV infected pregnant women in the Brong-Ahafo Region, Ghana

MT Frempong, P Ntiamoah, ME Annani-Akollor, WKBA Owiredu, …

PloS one 14 (7)

2019
Antierythropoietin Antibody Production Is Not Associated with Malaria and Malaria-Related Anaemia in Humans

O Addai-Mensah, D Gyamfi, FA Amponsah, ME Annani-Akollor, …

The Scientific World Journal 2019

2019
Diagnosis of bacterial meningitis in Ghana: Polymerase chain reaction versus latex agglutination methods

N Amidu, BB Antuamwine, AAK Otchere Addai-Mensah, A Stebleson, …

PloS one 14 (1)

2019
Author Correction: Differential expression pattern of co-inhibitory molecules on CD4+ T cells in uncomplicated versus complicated malaria

A Abel, C Steeg, F Aminkiah, O Addai-Mensah, M Addo, N Gagliani, …

Scientific reports 8 (1), 1-1

2018
Effectiveness of combined and conventional exercise trainings on the biochemical responses of stroke patients

IK Acheampong, MO Moses, B Baffour-Awuah, E Essaw, W Mensah, …

Journal of exercise rehabilitation 14 (3), 473

2018
Differences in Haematological and Biochemical Parameters of Athletes and Non-Athletes

B Baffour-Awuah, O Addai-Mensah, MO Moses, W Mensah, BC Ibekwe, …

Journal of Advances in Medicine and Medical Research, 1-5

2017
DISTINCT EXPRESSION PATTERN OF INHIBITORY MOLECULES ON CD4+ T CELLS IS ASSOCIATED WITH UNCOMPLICATED VERSUS COMPLICATED MALARIA

MS Mackroth, A Abel, C Steeg, D Yar, O Addai-Mensah, EO Dabo, …

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND HYGIENE 95 (5), 507-507

2017
Plant-Based Production of Recombinant Plasmodium Surface Protein Pf38 and

T Feller, P Thom, N Koch, H Spiegel, O Addai-Mensah

2013
EPIDEMIOLOGY AND ETHICS: INCIDENCE OF SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION: A PROSPECTIVE SURVEY IN GHANAIAN FEMALES

N Amidu, W Owiredu, E Woode, MO ADDAI, L QUAYE, A Alhassan, …

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF FERTILITY AND STERILITY 5 (1), 36-37

2011
Incidence of sexual dysfunction: A prospective survey in Ghanaian females: P-14-001

N Amidu, W Owiredu, E Woode, O Addai-Mensah, A Alhassan, E Tagoe

The Journal of Sexual Medicine 7

2010
Plasmodium falciparum histidine-rich protein 2 (PfHRP2) diversity in Ghana

O Addai-Mensah, B Dinko, M Noagbe, S Louis, MEAA Ameke, …

Serological Analysis to Delineate Between Gastric Atrophy and a Normal Health Stomach without Endoscopy

SJA Mensah

MOTIVATIONAL FACTORS FOR SPORTS PARTICIPATION AND CAREER SELECTION OF UNIVERSITY STUDENT-ATHLETES LEMUEL OWUSU1, MONDAY OMONIYI MOSES1*, CAROLINE OWOSU-BOATENG2, ISAAC KWAKU …

E Essaw, MK Moses, W Mensah

Volume 5, Issue IV December 2018, 25

11th Malaria Meeting

A Boes, H Spiegel, V Beiss, G Edgü, H Schinkel, M Houdelet, S Schillberg, …

 

 

 

 

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