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

Table of Content: July 2007; 1(2)

July 2007

Incidence of urinary tract infections (UTI) among children and adolescents in Ile-Ife, Nigeria

This study was carried out in order to determine the incidence of urinary tract infection in children and adolescents, identify the uro-pathogens responsible for the infection and study the antibiotic sensitivity patterns of the uro-pathogens. Clean voided mid-stream urine samples were collected in sterile universal bottles from 301 children and adolescents between the ages of 5 and 18 years at the Obafemi Awolowo...

Author(s): Aiyegoro O. A., Igbinosa O. O., Ogunmwonyi I. N., Odjadjare E. E., Igbinosa O. E. and Okoh A. I.

July 2007

Production and optimization of thermostable alkaline xylanase by Penicillium oxalicum in solid state fermentation

The objectives of the present study were Isolation, identification and characterization of xylanase producing fungi, optimization of medium composition and cultural conditions for xylanase enzyme production, production using cheaper sources and extraction and partial purification of extra cellular xylanase enzyme from a potential strain. Xylan has a complex structure consisting of β-1, 4-linked xylose residues in...

Author(s): R. Muthezhilan, R. Ashok and S. Jayalakshmi