African Journal of
Microbiology Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Microbiol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0808
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJMR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 5182

Full Length Research Paper

Comparison of modified Ziehl Neelsen staining technique with antigen detection using ELISA in the diagnosis of Cryptosporidiosis at a tertiary hospital in North-Western Nigeria

Lamido Tanko Zainab
  • Lamido Tanko Zainab
  • Department of Medical Microbiology, College of Medicine, Kaduna State University, Kaduna State, Nigeria.
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Yaqub Yahaya
  • Yaqub Yahaya
  • Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Basic Clinical Sciences Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria.
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Yahaya Shuaibu Usman
  • Yahaya Shuaibu Usman
  • Department of Medical Microbiology, Federal Medical Centre, Birnin Kudu, Jigawa State, Nigeria.
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Giwa Fatima Jummai
  • Giwa Fatima Jummai
  • Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Basic Clinical Sciences Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria.
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Olayinka Adebola
  • Olayinka Adebola
  • Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Basic Clinical Sciences Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 30 May 2022
  •  Accepted: 19 August 2022
  •  Published: 30 September 2022

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