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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Detection of Mycobacterium bovis in Whey, by Multiplex PCR and Bacteriological Culture

The objective of this study was to detect the presence of Mycobacterium bovis (M. bovis ) in whey. A total of 233 cow milk samples were analyzed together with 26 samples of milk tanks that came from dairy herds of several States of the Mexican Republic (Querétaro, San Luis Potosí, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Coahuila). DNA was obtained from whey and used for PCR-Multiplex (PCR-M). Tuberculosis complex was first identified...

Author(s):Elaenia Minerva Gurrola-Mejía, Marco Antonio Santillán-Flores, Laura Hernández-Andrade, Marisela Leal-Hernández

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Multidrug resistant Escherichia coli isolated from asymptomatic school going children in Kibera slum, Kenya

Pathogenic Escherichia coli are of different types, currently grouped into six groups depending on the virulence gene(s) they possess. This study isolated pathogenic Escherichia coli from 580 stool samples obtained in the month of August, 2016. The samples were obtained from asymptomatic school going children in one of the biggest urban slums in Kenya. Ten primary schools were randomly sampled and 40 to 80 stool samples...

Author(s):Nduhiu Gitahi J, Gathura P.B., Gicheru M.M., Githinji T.W., Nordin A.

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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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