Antimicrobial resistance profile of Escherichia coli isolates recovered from diarrheic patients at Selam Health Center, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Antimicrobials have been playing an important role in preventing illness and death associated with infections due to bacteria. However, the emergence and spread of resistance by pathogens have decreased the effectiveness of the commonly prescribed antimicrobials. Intestinal Escherichia coli are among bacterial pathogens that are endowed with such resistance traits because they are important ... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - August 31, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Antibiotic resistant phenotypes of Staphylococcus aureus isolated from fresh and fermented milk in parts of Nasarawa State, Nigeria
This work was aimed at determining the occurrence and antibiogram of Staphylococcus aureus isolated from fresh and fermented milk samples in parts of Nasarawa State, Nigeria. A total of 180 samples comprising of fresh raw milk, bulk milk, nono, and kindirmo were collected over a period of 6 months (May to October, 2017). Standard microbiological procedures were employed in the isolation, ide... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - August 31, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Chemical analysis of the biomass of a native strain of Spirulina subsalsa Oersted ex Gomont 1892 (Spirulinaceae) cultivated in low-cost saline medium
The objective of this study was to analyze the biochemical composition of the biomass of a native strain of S. subsalsa cultivated in low-cost saline medium and harvested in the expone... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - August 23, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Optimisation of biological wastewater treatment for yeast processing effluent using cultured bacteria: Application of response surface methodology
In the present study, the interactive effects of temperature and cultured bacteria on the performance of a biological treatment system of wastewater from a local yeast producing plant were investigated. The main objective of this study was to optimize the operating parameters that reduce organic load and colour. Biological treatment was conducted using a Central Composite Design (CCD) and op... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - August 20, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Anti-dermatophytic activity of hexane extracts of Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Dermatophytes cause superficial fungal infections that pose public health problem to man and animals. Long term treatment with antifungal agents is required to control these infections. Various parts of Azadirachta indica are claimed to have significant medicinal value in treatment of infections especially ringworm. To determine the antifungal activity of the oil and fractions against dermat... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - August 20, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Detection of multidrug-resistant enterobacteria simultaneously producing extended-spectrum β -lactamases of the PER and GES types isolated at Saint Camille Hospital Center, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Resistance to a wide variety of common antibiotics is observed among clinical strains designated as extended-spectrum -lactamase (ESBL) producers. These produce enzymatic proteins that effectively inactivate cephalosporins and aztreonam and are a serious global health problem that complicates treatment strategies. Many studies report a high prevalence of ESBL producers among Gram-negative ba... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - August 16, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Prevalence of urinary tract infection and antibiotic resistance pattern in pregnant women, Najran region, Saudi Arabia
This study was conducted on 151 patients who attended the gynecology clinic during the study period. Nineteen UTI proven cases of UTI were studied for prevalence of microorganism and sensitivity pattern against different antibiot... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - August 16, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Extended spectrum beta-lactamase production and plasmid mediated quinolone resistance among lactose non-fermenting nterobacteriaceae isolated from poultry sources in Calabar, Nigeria
This study investigated the co-carriage of plasmid mediated quinolone resistance (PMQR) and extended spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL) producing lactose non-fermenting (LNF) Enterobacteriaceae isolated from poultry birds. This was a descriptive cross-sectional study carried out between September, 2016 and March, 2017. The Kirby-Bauer disk diffusion method was used to determine the antimicrobial... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - July 31, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus spp. in the nasal cavity of dental surgeon ’ s professors
The aim of the study is to investigate the methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus spp. nasal colonization among dental surgeon professors. Dental surgeon professors of a Higher Education Institution (HEI) responded to a questionnaire covering sociodemographic, employment and behavioral data, and were subjected to clinical specimen collection by nasal swab. Identification and susceptibility tes... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - July 25, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Detection of mutations in ampC promoter/attenuator gene in Escherichia coli from dairy cows in Rio de Janeiro and Mato Grosso, Brazil
Escherichia coli present the ampC naturally, and the observation of phenotypical resistance to cefoxitin is related to this gene deregulation. Mutations in the regulatory region in ampC cause exaggerated expression. The most frequent alterations in the E. coli AmpC promoter/attenuator leading to this overexpression is described at the positions: -88, -82, -42, -18, -1 and +58. Mastitis studi... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - July 24, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Detection of tetracycline resistant E. coli and Salmonella spp. in sewage, river, pond and swimming pool in Mymensingh, Bangladesh
Antibiotic resistant bacteria and resistance genes in the environment are major health problem globally. The present study was undertaken to detect antibiotic resistant Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp. in sewage, river, pond and swimming pool. Emphasis was given on tetracycline resistant phenotype and genotype, since, tetracycline is a widely used antibiotics. Isolation and identificatio... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - July 24, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Microbial community structure in confluence region of Huang, Wei and Luo rivers in Guanzhong plain in central China
To investigating microbial abundance and community in confluence region of Huang, Wei and Luo rivers in Guanzhong plain in central China, plates culture were used to visualize quantity of soil microorganism colony, polymerase chain reaction and Denaturing Gradient Gel Electrophoresis (DGGE) were used to detect microorganism abundance and community. The results show that microorganism reduce ... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - June 30, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Shiga toxigenic, enteroinvasive and enteropathogenic Escherichia coli in fish from experimental fish farm (Layo), C ô te d ’ Ivoire
The objective of this study was to know the sanitary quality of fish coming from Layo farm. Twenty fishes (Oreochromis niloticus), were selected in four ponds and Escherichia coli were isolated in gills and viscera according to microbiological methods. One hundred and twenty strains of E. coli were isolated, and their virulence was performed by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) using specific ... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - June 21, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Comparative in vitro antimicrobial effect of Sarcocephalus latifolius (Sm.) E. A. Bruce leaves and roots on foodborne pathogens
This study aimed to compare its roots and leaves extract antibacterial effects in vitro. Thus, these organs were collected, dried and powdered for the extractions and phytochemical screening. Four extracts (water, ethyl-acetate, methanol and ethanol... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - June 14, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Antibacterial, muscle relaxant, and hypnotic effects of seeds of Peganum harmala on mice
Peganum harmala seed extract has been frequently reported to possess antibacterial potential through in vivo studies. P. harmala L. (Zygophyllaceae) is one of the most famous medicinal plants used in traditional medicine of Iraq. The harmaline, harmalol and harmine exerted many pharmacodynemic effects on the central nervous system: stimulation and depression depending on the dose. P. harmala... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - June 7, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Airborne bacterial diversity and antibiotic resistance patterns in operating theatre and paediatric wards in Botswana hospitals
This study was aimed at determining the occurrence, relative abundance and diversity of airborne bacterial species and th... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - June 7, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Antifungal susceptibility pattern and identification of Candida species in women of child-bearing age suffering from malaria, typhoid and diabetes in Nsukka, Nigeria
Candidiasis in women of child-bearing age is a major problem in most hospitals in Nigeria. High vaginal swabs were analyzed for Candida presence in women of child bearing age using Chromogenic agar. Isolated Candida spp. were analyzed phylogenetically to trace their evolutionary relatedness. Growth rate assay was done using Sabouruand and Dextrose medium supplemented with NaCl and glucose. T... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - May 28, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Parents ’ knowledge and attitude toward antibiotic misuse in children with upper respiratory tract infections in the Western region of Saudi Arabia
This study aims to evaluate parents knowledge and attitude toward antibiotic use in children with upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs) in the Western region of Saudi Arabia. A cross-sectional study was conducted using self-administered questionna... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - May 21, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Evaluation of brewing potentials of grains, malts and worts of some sweet sorghum and sorghum varieties
Little or no attention has so far been paid to using sweet sorghum malt for commercial beer brewing. Thus, three sweet sorghum varieties (SSV) and four sorghum varieties (SV) were analyzed for brewing quality. Variations were observed in their thousand grain weights (22.8 to 58.7 g), grain moisture contents (12.5 to 20.5%), germination energies (99.0 to 100%) and germination capacities (99.7... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - May 15, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Evaluation of commercial rapid test kits to determine the effective diagnostic method for dengue in a low resource setting
Conventional commercially available rapid immuno-chromatographic tests (ICTs) or diagnostic kits were evaluated for their sensitivity, specificity, cost and turnaround time (TAT) results with Dengue IgM/IgG capture enzyme linked immunosorbent assays (ELISA) as the standard test, in blood samples from a cross-section of individuals with clinical features suggestive of dengue fever attending h... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - May 7, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Occurrence of Cucumber mosaic virus subgroup IA and IB isolates in pepper in Nigeria
This study characterized Cucumber mosaic virus (CMV) infecting pepper in Southwestern Nigeria with the aim of providing up-to-date information on the taxonomic subgroup(s) of the parading strains in the study area. Fifty pepper leaf samples with one or more symptoms of mottling, mosaic, necrosis, leaf distortion and stunting were collected from eight commercial farms across Southwestern Nige... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - May 7, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Anti-quorum quenching activity of methyl gallate isolated from galls of Guiera senegalensis J. F. Gmel (Combretaceae)
This study aimed to assess the abilities of methanol extract from Guiera senegalensis galls and its isolated compound methyl gallate to qu... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - April 28, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Isolation and antibiotic resistance profiles of bacteria from influent, effluent and downstream: A study in Botswana
Antibiotic resistant bacteria (ARB) and antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs) have been globally considered environmental contaminants that pose a serious problem to the health of humans, animals and the ecosystem. The primary objective of the study was to characterize the antibiotic resistance phenotypes and genotypes of bacterial isolates from Gaborone wastewater treatment plant (GWWTP) and t... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - April 21, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Characterization of Staphylococcus aureus isolated from human dental infection
Staphylococcus aureus is an opportunistic pathogen causing dental infection and systemic infections in human body. This organism decreases susceptibility to several types of antibiotics every day and becomes more resistant which is a growing sense of concern in this era. Considering this fact, the study was attempted to characterize the S. aureus from human dental infection and to determine ... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - April 14, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Studies on the physicochemical and bacteriological properties of some semi-public Swimming pools in Makurdi, Nigeria
In this study, the water quality of five selected swimming pools (SP) was examined after disinfection prior to bathing and after bathing by swimmers. SP sampling was carried out weekly for 4 weeks between August and September in Makurdi, Nigeria. Bacterial loads and physicochemical parameters were determined usi... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - April 14, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Effects of inoculation of plant growth promoting rhizobacteria to minimize panicle grain shattering habit for increased yield of rice (Oryza sativa L.)
The objective of this study is to determine the response of single and co-inoculation of these PGPR on the panicle breaking strength to minimize panicle grain shattering to increase rice yield. The ability to fix nitrogen and solub... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - April 7, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Abilities of Achyla orion and Allomyces anomalus to degrade petroleum and petroleum products as sole carbon sources
Abilities of Achyla orion and Allomyces anomalus isolated from some crude oil polluted aquatic environments in Nigeria to biodegrade petroleum and petroleum products were determined. Baiting method using hemp and sesame seeds was used to isolate the two species of aquatic phycomycetes. The species were grown in liquid broth culture made of minimal mineral salts supplemented separately w... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - April 7, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Hepatitis C virus infection in patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus in Cotonou, Benin
This study was conducted from February to June 2017 on HIV infected pati... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - March 28, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Purification and characterisation of a novel broad spectrum anti-tumor L-glutaminase enzyme from marine Bacillus subtilis strain JK-79
In this study, the extracellular L-glutaminase produced by Bacillus subtilis strain JK-79 was purified to homogeneity. The purified L-glutaminase has specific activity of 937 U mg1 with KM and VMax value of 8 10-2 mM and 200 M/ml min, respectively. Sodium dodecyl sulfate polyacrylamide gel ele... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - March 28, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Detection of pathogenic bacteria and fungi on biometric surface of Automated Teller Machines located in Brazilian public hospital
The objective of the present study was to evaluate forty-two ATMs, ... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - March 21, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

The prevalence of tuberculosis and rifampicin resistance among the Mycobacterium tuberculosis clinical isolates at Federal Medical Centre Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria
Tuberculosis (TB) has become a global health challenge; it is a serious problem in sub-Saharan Africa, where rates of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) co-infection and drug resistance are high. The prevalence and rifampicin (RIF) resistance of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) among patients attending Federal Medical Centre Makurdi, Benue State was investigated. Sputum samples collected fro... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - March 21, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Survey of bacterial contamination and antibiotic resistance pattern of Bangladeshi paper currency notes in Mymensingh city
Paper currency notes, which are transferred from one individual to another, are known to carry microorganisms on their surface. As people have to exchange currencies repeatedly to buy goods and services in their everyday life, risk of spreading infectious diseases may be enhanced. Thus, it is important to identify the bacteria associated with currency and evaluate their multidrug resistance ... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - March 14, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

In vivo safety and hypolipidemic effect of Bifidobacterium adolenscentis CH2 in female albino rats
This paper studied the safety and physiological effect of acute intake of Bifidobacterium adolescentis CH2 in albino rats using yogurt as a carrier. Thirty-six female albino rats were divided into three groups: control group received standard diet and water daily; yogurt group received standard diet, water, and 0.5 ml yogurt; B. adolenscentis-yogurt (probiotic yogurt) group received standard... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - March 14, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Effectiveness of commonly used antiseptics on bacteria causing nosocomial infections in tertiary hospital in Malaysia
The antimicrobial inhibitory effects of five common antiseptics [Chlorhexidine (CHX), Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2), Iodine, Ethanol and Dettol] were investigated using agar well diffusion method. The organisms used included methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), Acinetobacter baumannii, Escherichia coli, Klebsiella species and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. The undiluted concentrations of ... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - March 14, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Utility of molecular diagnostic method compared with conventional methods in detection of etiologic agents of central nervous system infections in Rwanda
The incidence of meningoencephalitis in developing countries is high and its diagnosis being inadequate as it is mainly based on conventional methods with a limited diagnostic capacity for bacterial, fungal and viral detection. This results in prescription of a cocktail of antibiotics, antifungal, or anti-viral drugs, since the causative agent is often unknown. There is therefore need for ti... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - March 7, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Inhibition of Streptococcus mutans (ATCC 25175) biofilm formation on eugenol-impregnated surgical sutures
The objective of this work was to evaluate the antibacterial activity of eugenol, specifically the ability to interact with cotton suture threads for preventing adhesion and biofilm formation of Streptococcus mutans (ATCC 25... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - March 7, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

First report of the types TEM, CTX-M, SHV and OXA-48 of beta-lactamases in Escherichia coli, from Brazzaville, Congo
The objective of this study was to evaluate the emergence of beta-lactam resistance related to extended spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL) encoding genes (TEM, SHV, CTX-M-1 and OXA-48) in Escherichia coli from Brazzaville. In the period between January 2016 and May 2017, 89 strains in E. coli were isolated from hospitalized patients, outpatients and domestic sewage. The E. coli strains were iden... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - February 28, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Antibiotic resistance in Saudi Arabia and some Middle Eastern countries: Current status
Antibiotic resistance has become a major threat to human health worldwide, especially for serious infections, leaving limited choices for antimicrobials to be used. The World Health Organization (WHO) launched several strategies to control the spread of this resistance. However, in the Middle East the problem can become worse if these strategies are not applied due to the geographical locati... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - February 28, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Microbial contamination of cell phones of nursing department students in Technical Institute of Baqubah, Iraq
This study was aimed to investigate microbiological colonization of cell phones used by nursing students of Baqubah Technical Institute, from June to August 2018. In 150 randomly collected cell phones, 133 bacterial and 74 fungal species were isolated using sterile swabs from cell phones surface. The microbe were identified using conventional methods, bacterial species isolated were: Staphyl... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - February 21, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Isolation and identification of bacteria from high-temperature compost at temperatures exceeding 90 ° C
Conventional composts exhibit temperatures ranging from 50 to 80C during organic waste degradation by microorganisms. In high-temperature compost, temperatures can reach 90C with appropriate bottom aeration. To elucidate specific characteristics of the bacterial activity in high-temperature compost and to regenerate a high-temperature compost from isolates, bacterial isolation and characteri... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - February 21, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Microbial quality of Nile perch (Lates niloticus) and physico-chemical properties of salted sun-dried products sold at regional markets, Tanzania
This study was conducted to investigate the microbial and physico-chemical qualities of salted sun-dried Nile perch (Lates niloticus) products and frozen fish from various storage facilities in Mwanza, Tanzania. The bacterial flora, moisture contents (MCs), and water activity (Aw) were investigated using standard methods. A total of 120 samples were collected for microbiological analysis wit... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - February 21, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Influence of aqueous extracts of black angico on Pratylenchus brachyurus in cotton plants
The root lesion nematode (Pratylenchus brachyurus) is one of the main phytosanitary problems of cotton plants in Brazil. Searching for alternatives that minimize the damages in the crop, several methods are performed aiming to manage these damages. Among them, is the use of vegetal extracts. In this sense, the aim of this study was to evaluate the potential of black angico extract (Anadenant... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - February 13, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Biosynthesis of cadmium selenide quantum dots by Providencia vermicola
Cadmium selenide quantum dots (CdSe QDs) were synthesized by using Providencia vermicola BGRW, which has discriminatory ability to resist many metals such as Selenium, Cadmium, Silver, Zinc, Copper, Lead, Nickel, Cobalt and Bismuth metals. BGRW was able to grow in the presence of 6 mM of CdCl2. The best conditions for extra/intracellular CdSe QDs synthesis were 0.1 mM SeO2: 0.9 mM CdCl2, 37C... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - February 13, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

A comparative study on antibacterial effects of Hagenia abyssinica oil extracted from different parts of the plant using different solvents against two selected and standardized human pathogens
Hagenia abyssinicais an important medicinal plant that the traditional society relied on for generations as a traditional medicine for various types of worm infections.The tree is a multipurpose dioecious tree and can grow up to 20 m in length. This research work is designed to investigate the antibacterial activity of H. abyssinica oils extracted using three different kinds of solvent and f... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - February 13, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Molecular characterization of silver resistant E. coli strains isolated from patients suffering from diarrhea
Silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) are considered a good alternative for antibiotics due to emerging Multidrug Resistance (MDR) crisis. Resistance to AgNPs is approximately limited among Gram-positive and Gram-negative pathogens. Low toxicity to human cells permits its safe use as a new antimicrobial with broad spectrum. Bacterial cells are used as a factory for AgNPs synthesis supplying a powerfu... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - February 7, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Lactobacillus acidophilus and Bifidobacteria spp having antibacterial and antiviral effects on chronic HCV infection
Hepatitis C virus is a serious hepatic disease that could be developed into hepatocellular carcinoma. Previously, some probiotic strains showed a natural therapeutic activity against the fatty liver disorder. Therefore, it could make sense to evaluate the antiviral and antibacterial responses to probiotics as Lactobacillus acidophilus and Bifidobacteria spp. in patients with chronic hepatiti... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - February 7, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Antibacterial activities of aqueous and methanol leaf extracts of Solanum incanum Linn. (Solanaceae) against multi-drug resistant bacterial isolates
It is estimated that about 80% of the worlds population use medicinal plants either in their crude unmodified form or partially in their modified semi-synthetic form for their medical care. The present study investigated the antibacterial activity of aqueous and methanol leaf extracts of Solanum incanum Linn. (Solanaceae) against multiple drug resistant (MDR) clinical isolates (Streptococcus... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - January 28, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Multiplex RT-PCR identification of five viruses associated with the watermelon crops in the Brazilian Cerrado
This study aims to detect and to verify the presence of Cucumber mosaic virus (CMV), Papaya ringspot virus type W (PRSV-W), Watermelon mosaic virus (WMV), Zucchini lethal chlorosis virus (ZLCV), Zucchini yellow mosaic virus (ZYMV),... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - January 21, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

In vitro activities of aqueous and hydro-ethanolic extracts of Ocimum gratissimum on Escherichia coli ESBL, Klebsiella pneumoniae ESBL and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
The objective of this work was to evaluate the antibacterial activity of the hydro-ethanolic and aqueous extracts of the leaves of... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - January 21, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research

Evaluation of bacterial culture and their resistant pattern in pus containing patients of different wards of the hospital, Lahore, Pakistan
This study is performed to screen the bacterial pathogens present in pus samples taken from patients of different wards of hospital. Isolation of bacteria was deter... (Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research)
Source: African Journal of Microbiology Research - January 21, 2019 Category: Microbiology Source Type: research