African Journal of
Microbiology Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Microbiol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0808
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJMR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 5165

Full Length Research Paper

Bacterial contamination and risk factors associated with naira notes circulating in Polytechnic Campus, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State Nigeria

Anidiobu Chioma Oluchi
  • Anidiobu Chioma Oluchi
  • Department of Science Technology, Federal Polytechnic, P.M.B. 5351, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State Nigeria.
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Anidiobu Vincent Okechukwu
  • Anidiobu Vincent Okechukwu
  • Department of Food Technology, Federal Polytechnic, P.M.B. 5351, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria.
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Amasowomwan-Uyi Daberechi Ifunanya
  • Amasowomwan-Uyi Daberechi Ifunanya
  • Department of Medical Rehabilitation, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, P.M.B. 5025, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 01 January 2022
  •  Accepted: 24 February 2022
  •  Published: 31 May 2022

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