African Journal of
Bacteriology Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Bacteriol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9871
  • DOI: 10.5897/JBR
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 109

Full Length Research Paper

Prevalence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in some animal products sold within Sokoto Metropolis, Nigeria

Rabiu Muhammad Aliyu
  • Rabiu Muhammad Aliyu
  • Department of Veterinary Microbiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto Nigeria.
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Mikaeel Bala Abubakar
  • Mikaeel Bala Abubakar
  • Department of Veterinary Microbiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto Nigeria.
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Yusuf Yakubu
  • Yusuf Yakubu
  • Department of Veterinary Public health and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto Nigeria.
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Abdulmalik Bello Shuaibu
  • Abdulmalik Bello Shuaibu
  • Department of Veterinary Microbiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 03 December 2019
  •  Accepted: 20 February 2020
  •  Published: 31 January 2021

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