African Journal of
Microbiology Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Microbiol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0808
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJMR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 5232

Full Length Research Paper

Microbiological evaluation and possible origins of the microbial contamination of vegetables in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso)

Hanseni Bognini
  • Hanseni Bognini
  • Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Epidemiology and Surveillance of Foodborne Bacteria and Viruses (LaBESTA)/ Doctoral School of Science and Technology, University Joseph KI-ZERBO of Ouagadougou, 03 BP 7021 Ouagadougou 03, Burkina Faso.
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Assèta Kagambèga
  • Assèta Kagambèga
  • Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Epidemiology and Surveillance of Foodborne Bacteria and Viruses (LaBESTA)/ Doctoral School of Science and Technology, University Joseph KI-ZERBO of Ouagadougou, 03 BP 7021 Ouagadougou 03, Burkina Faso.
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Bertrand Tiendrebéogo
  • Bertrand Tiendrebéogo
  • Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Epidemiology and Surveillance of Foodborne Bacteria and Viruses (LaBESTA)/ Doctoral School of Science and Technology, University Joseph KI-ZERBO of Ouagadougou, 03 BP 7021 Ouagadougou 03, Burkina Faso.
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Abdallah Sawadogo
  • Abdallah Sawadogo
  • Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Epidemiology and Surveillance of Foodborne Bacteria and Viruses (LaBESTA)/ Doctoral School of Science and Technology, University Joseph KI-ZERBO of Ouagadougou, 03 BP 7021 Ouagadougou 03, Burkina Faso.
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Nicolas Barro
  • Nicolas Barro
  • Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Epidemiology and Surveillance of Foodborne Bacteria and Viruses (LaBESTA)/ Doctoral School of Science and Technology, University Joseph KI-ZERBO of Ouagadougou, 03 BP 7021 Ouagadougou 03, Burkina Faso.
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  •  Received: 11 November 2023
  •  Accepted: 21 December 2023
  •  Published: 29 February 2024

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