African Journal of
Microbiology Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Microbiol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0808
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJMR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 5093

Full Length Research Paper

Antibiotic susceptibility patterns of bacteria isolates from post-operative wound infections among patients attending Mama Lucy Kibaki Hospital, Kenya

Johnstone Amulioto
  • Johnstone Amulioto
  • School of Medicine, Kenyatta University, P. O Box 43844-00100 Nairobi, Kenya.
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Margaret W. Muturi
  • Margaret W. Muturi
  • School of Medicine, Kenyatta University, P. O Box 43844-00100 Nairobi, Kenya.
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Scholastica Mathenge
  • Scholastica Mathenge
  • School of Medicine, Kenyatta University, P. O Box 43844-00100 Nairobi, Kenya.
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Gideon M. Mutua
  • Gideon M. Mutua
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mama Lucy Kibaki Hospital, P. O Box 1278-00515 Nairobi, Kenya.
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  •  Received: 11 May 2020
  •  Accepted: 10 June 2020
  •  Published: 31 August 2020

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