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

Phenotypic and Genotypic Characterization of Extended Spectrum Beta- Lactamases (ESBLs) Genes in Acinetobacter baumannii isolated from Critically ill Patients Admitted in Alex Ekwueme Federal University Teaching Hospital Abakaliki, Nigeria.

Article in Press

Gram negative organisms mostly produce extended spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBLs) which is an important beta-lactamases enzymes known to confer resistance to an important group of antibiotics referred as beta-lactams. Antibiotics resistance has become a global problem and a threat for optimal patients’ care in healthcare institutions. To phenotypically and genotypically determine the presence and prevalence of ESBL-...

Author(s):Egwu IH, Iroha IR, Egwu-Ikechukwu MM, Nnabugwu CC, Okata-Nwali DO, Oke O, Elom EE, Ali CA

Goat carcass microbial investigation in Modjo Export Abattoirs, Ethiopia

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A study was conducted to investigate microbiological quality of goat carcass in the Ethiopian export Abattoirs, located in Modjo from January to April 2017. Swabbed samples of 180 were collected from three abattoirs: 144 were from 12 carcass of three anatomical sites (thorax, hind & foreleg), 24 employees' hands & apron, and 12 carcass washing water to determine CFU, E.coli and TPC as indicator organisms focusing carcass...

Author(s):Abraha Negash and Karanfil Olga

ASSESSMENT OF MICROBIOLOGICAL QUALITY OF KHEBAB SOLD ON THE CAMPUS OF A TERTIARY EDUCATION AND ITS ENVIRONS IN GHANA

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Prevalence and incidence of foodborne illness in developing countries has risen in recent times as a result of increased demand for Ready-To- Eat (RTE) foods. The current study assessed the microbiological quality of khebab sold at selected areas within the Kumasi metropolis. A total of 36 khebab samples were purchased and analyzed for Total Viable Count (TVC), Total Coliforms Count (TCC) and Thermotolerant Coliforms Count...

Author(s):Azumah Ayamah, Augustina Angelina Sylverken and Linda Aurelia Andoh

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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