Journal of
Microbiology and Antimicrobials

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

JMA Articles in press

Prevalence, susceptibility testing and multi drug resistance risk factors to methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus in nasal carriage of hospitalized patients and medical staff in selected hospitals in Cameroon

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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a major hospital acquired pathogen. In Cameroon, there is limited data on nasal carriage of MRSA and its antibiotic susceptibility testing and risk factors for multi resistance to antibiotics in hospitalized patients and medical staff. This motivated us to carry out this study in three hospital institutions in South West and Center regions Cameroon. A prospective...

Author(s):Leontine Kouemou Sinda, Jerome Nyhalah Dinga, Samuel Wanji, Sinata Shiro Koulla

In-vitro Antibacterial Activity of Pterolobium stellatum leaves extract against selected standard bacteria

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Traditional use of herbal medicines implies substantial historical use, and this is certainly true for many products that are available as ‘traditional herbal medicines. The experimental study was conducted between February and May, 2016 at university of Gondar on antibacterial effect of leaf extract of Pterolobium stellatum. The purpose of the present study was to test the antimicrobial effect of P. stellatum extracted...

Author(s):SARA TEKLAY, TILAHUN YOHANNES, SIBHATU GEBREHIWOT

Characterization and Antibiotics Susceptibility Patterns of Toxigenic Vibrio Cholerae Isolates from Kisumu County, Kenya

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Background: Multiple drug resistance has become a threat to treatment of Vibrio cholerae. Studies in Kenya have described the epidemiology, especially risk factors of cholera, however, there is little information on phenotypic and drug susceptibility pattern in outbreaks that recently occurred in western Kenya. Objective: Characterize and determine antibiotics susceptibility profiling of toxigenic V. cholerae isolates...

Author(s):Silas O. Awuor , Omwenga O. Eric, Ibrahim I. Daud

Comparison of essential oil components from two samples of Eucalyptus camaldulensis Dehn native growing in Kerman province and its impact on the growth of Aspergillus flavu

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In order to compare the two samples Essential oils of E. camaldulensis native Kerman province and its impact on the growth of the fungus Aspergillus flavus (PTCC = 5004), the leaves of the plant's natural habitat in the province of 2 (Jiroft and Anbarabad) were collected in May 2014. After cleaning and drying the samples in the shadows, making the essential oil steam distillation was method. The composition of essential...

Author(s):MOHAMMAD MOGHTADER

Antimicrobial activity of Psidium guajava and Carthamus tinctoirus extract against bacterial causative agent of respiratory tract infection

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Psidium guajava and Carthamus tinctoirus are cultivated in many countries of the world. The study aimed to evaluate the antibacterial activity of P. guajava and C. tinctoirus extracts against a bacterial causative agent of respiratory tract infection. Experimental study was conducted in Khartoum, Sudan from April to June 2013. In the present study, P. guajava and C. tinctoirus extracts were tested for antibacterial...

Author(s):Yagoub Hamadt Allah Elhaj Abd Elseed

Phytochemical screening and antibacterial susceptibility of Escherichia coli O157:H7 isolates on Acacia ataxacantha leaves

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Acacia ataxacanta leaves were screened for possible constituents, and the antimicrobial properties of the leaves were tested against 18 isolates of E. coli O157:H7. The leaves were aseptically collected and crude extracts were prepared by cold maceration in 98% methanol. Phytochemical analysis for bioactive constituents revealed that it contained carbohydrates, cardiac glycosides, steroids, saponins, triterpenes, tannins,...

Author(s):Mailafia, S

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