African Journal of
Microbiology Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Microbiol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0808
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJMR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 5177

Table of Content: September 2022; 16(9)

September 2022

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

Cryptosporidiosis is a diarrhoeal disease caused by Cryptosporidium species. It has become a more recognised pathogen especially in immunocompromised patients. It is an important opportunistic infection responsible for significant morbidity and mortality in Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and AIDS patients. The main aim of this study is to compare microscopy using modified Ziehl-Neelsen (MZN) with ELISA in the...

Author(s): Lamido Tanko Zainab, Yaqub Yahaya, Yahaya Shuaibu Usman, Giwa Fatima Jummai and Olayinka Adebola  

September 2022

The early stage of COVID-19 in Algeria: What happened?

The novel human Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, which caused the COVID-19 pandemic, has turned our world upside down, affecting both our physical and mental health, as well as our socioeconomic and political standing. Algeria, like any other country, has not escaped this pathogen outbreak. With many situations and a plethora of national strategies used to combat the health care crisis, it is easy to lose track of what occurred,...

Author(s): Zatla Ilyes and Boublenza Lamia