African Journal of
Bacteriology Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Bacteriol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9871
  • DOI: 10.5897/JBR
  • Start Year: 2009

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Antimicrobial Susceptibility Patterns of Staphylococcus Aureus Isolated From Swine Slaughtered at ALEMA Abattoir PLC in Bishoftu, Ethiopia

Bacteria’s of the Staphylococcus species are major public health crisis which causes a number of human and animal diseases. A cross-sectional study was conducted from November 2017 to May 2018 to determine the prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus in Bishoftu slaughter house from carcasses and lung swab and antibiotic susceptibility patterns of the isolates found in the swine. In the present study a total of 150 swine were...

Author(s):Jirata Shiferaw, Seid Yimmam

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In vitro evaluation of the antibacterial activity of Plectranthus lanuginosus (Hochst. Ex Benth.) Agnew leaf extracts

The increased care toward substituting chemical antimicrobials with natural preparations has led to increased studies. To demonstrate the antimicrobial physiognomies of plant extracts, their consequence on infectious pathogenic microorganisms has to be studied in laboratory. In this study, aqueous, ethanol and n-hexane leaf extracts of Plectranthus lanuginosus were tested for their antibacterial activity against...

Author(s):Melaku Tefera Tsoge, Yalemtsehay Mekonnen, Destaw Damtie and Mesfin Melaku

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Predictors of Sputum Smear Conversion at the end of Two Months Tuberculosis Treatment among New Smear Positive Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients in Addis Ababa Public Health Centers: a case control study

Background: Limited data are available on predictors of persistent sputum smear positivity at the end of second months of anti-tuberculosis (TB) treatment in Ethiopia. The present investigation was undertaken to identify predictors of sputum smear conversion at the end of second months of anti-TB among new smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis patients on treatment in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Methods: Case-control study was...

Author(s):Zerihun Yaregal Admassu, Chalitu Muleta Jiru and Bethlehem Bezabih Ashine

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Antibiotics susceptibility profile and prevalence of gram-negative uropathogens/urinary isolates from asymptomatic bacteriuria among female students in a University in northern Nigeria

Asymptomatic bacteriuria among healthy female students is a common occurrence that is frequently ignored and this is attributed to the fact that pre-menopausal, non-pregnant women with asymptomatic bacteriuria experience no adverse effects and usually will clear their bacteriuria spontaneously. However, these women are more likely to experience subsequent symptomatic urinary tract infection (UTI) than women who do not have...

Author(s):Asymptomatic bacteriuria, antibiotics resistance, female students

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What are the experiences and barriers in tuberculosis directly observed treatment short course (dots) implementation in Northern and Muchinga provinces of Zambia?

Today, tuberculosis is still one of the major public health problems in many places in the world especially in Africa and Asia. The aim of the study was to determine the experiences and barriers in tuberculosis directly observed Treatment Short course implementation in Northern and Muchinga provinces of Zambia. The sample was composed of data from 12 districts of Northern and Muchinga provinces. Two tools were utilised in...

Author(s):Davies Chisenga Kalunga, E. Sinkamba , Chomba Obbie, Phiri, Chibeka Brian, S. Phiri, and M. Kabwe,

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Survey of Vibrio cholera contamination in surface waters in southwest of Iran

Vibrio cholera is a Gram negative contagious water borne bacteria which is responsible for cholera outbreak all over the world. The disease spread occurs much more during summers in tropical and endemic regions. Entering dangerous waste to surface waters is a serious environmental health problem in developing countries. The aim of this study is to investigate the surface waters contamination with V. cholera in Boyer-Ahmad...

Author(s):Najmeh Parhizgari, Masoud Marashifard, Masoud Moin and Asghar Sharifi

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