African Journal of
Microbiology Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Microbiol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0808
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJMR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 5103

Table of Content: 21 August, 2017; 11(31)

August 2017

Prevalence of multidrug resistant Staphylococcus aureus in GonoShastho Nagar Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Antibiotics are used in the prevention of different kinds of infectious diseases, but now-a-days, multidrug resistant strain of pathogenic bacteria is increasing due to the excess or misuse of antibiotics. These antibiotic resistant bacteria have become a great problem for the big population of Bangladesh. In this study, seven clinical samples were screened from about 250 patients having upper respiratory infections at...

Author(s): Md. Ashrafudoulla, Mustafizur Rahman, Md. Furkanur Rahaman Mizan, Ms. Anwara Begum and Sang-Do Ha

August 2017

Assessment of survival Escherichia coli in rennet cheese manufactured from experimentally contaminated milk

Being a handmade product, the rennet cheese is prepared following regional and family traditions. In some places, the milk is obtained under sanitary conditions disabled and therefore has a high number of micro-organisms such as Escherichia coli. This study aimed to verify the survival of E. coli in rennet cheese made from experimentally contaminated milk, after storage for 21 days under refrigeration, at 4.0°C....

Author(s): Victor Augusto Araújo Barbosa, Leniza Luiza Oliveira Nascimento, Marina Rebeca Soares Carneiro de Sousa, João Batista Lopes, Amilton Paulo Raposo Costa, Maria Marlucia Gomes Pereira, Waleska Ferreira de Albuquerque and Maria Christina Sanches Muratori

August 2017

Evaluation of fresh culture media for mycelial growth and conidial production of Botrytis fabae, causing chocolate spot on faba bean (Vicia faba L.)

Botrytis fabae incites chocolate spot, one of the most devastating fungal diseases infecting and constraining faba bean cultivation in Ethiopia. Culturing of B. fabae and mass production of its infective conidia has been very difficult for pathological researches on the disease caused by this fungus. Therefore, two in vitro experiments were conducted to evaluate influence of culture media on mycelial growth and...

Author(s): Habtamu Terefe Yetayew

August 2017

Intestinal parasitic infections and nutritional status of pre-school children in Hawassa Zuria District, South Ethiopia

Though early childhood nutritional status is an important aspect of children’s health, different factors affect it. Intestinal parasitosis is common among children of developing countries. Even if studies well discuss the public health significance of intestinal parasites and nutritional deficits as a separate issue, evidences discussing their relationship are limited from Ethiopia. Therefore, this study...

Author(s): Alemneh Kabeta, Sintayehu Assefa, Dejene Hailu and Getenesh Berhanu

August 2017

Pleurotus ostreatus, mushrooms production using quick and cheap methods and the challenges to the use of coffee husk as substrate

Coffee husk is a residue generated in large amount in Brazil and which contains caffeine and tannins, among other compounds, resulting in disposal problem. Recently, studies have shown that coffee husk can be used as substrate for mushroom cultivation. However, the main problem seems to be a low mushroom yield. Moreover, sterilization was always performed, making difficult the mushroom cultivation dissemination in...

Author(s): Mateus D. Nunes, Marliane C. S. da Silva, João G. S. Schram, Juliana S. da Silva, Yutaka Tamai and Maria C. M. Kasuya