Journal of
Microbiology and Antimicrobials

  • Abbreviation: J. Microbiol. Antimicrob.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2308
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMA
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 140

Table of Content: August 2014; 6(6)

August 2014

Recent trend of aminoglycoside resistance among Staphylococcus aureus isolates in tertiary care hospital

Aminoglycosides still play an important role in antistaphylococcal therapies, although emerging resistance amongst staphylococci is widespread. The objective of the present study was to know the percentage of aminoglycoside resistance among Staphylococcus aureus isolates. A total of 250 isolates of S. aureus were studied from different clinical specimens like blood, pus, wound swabs, sputum, ear swabs and body fluids....

Author(s): Gade Neeta D. and Qazi Mohiuddin S.

August 2014

Control of Fusarium wilt using biological agent Streptomyces sp.CPP-53 isolated from compost with plant growth promoting effect on tomato under greenhouse condition

In the present investigation, four different composts were obtained from Supa Biotech (P) Ltd., Muketshwar and LRC, GBPUAT, Pantnagar, India. The highest actinomycetes community was obtained from CPP compost (67.18%), LRC (15.62%), CM (12.5 %) and VE (4.6%). A total of 48 actinomycetes isolated and examined, exhibited ability to degrade starch, solubilize phosphate, produce catalase and siderophores. Isolated...

Author(s): Ranveer Kamal and A. K. Sharma