African Journal of
Bacteriology Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Bacteriol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9871
  • DOI: 10.5897/JBR
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 103

Table of Content: April 2009; 1(1)

April 2009

Prevalence and seasonality of fowl typhoid disease in Zaria-Kaduna State, Nigeria

A five years retrospective study (2003 - 2007) of the prevalence of fowl typhoid (FT) and other poultry diseases diagnosed at the avian unit of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH), Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria-Kaduna State, Nigeria was conducted. A prevalence rate of 18.4% (129 cases) was recorded for FT out of 700 cases of poultry disease. The highest number of outbreaks of FT was recorded during the rainy...

Author(s): I. J. Mbuko, M. A. Raji, J. Ameh, L. Saidu, W. I. Musa and P. A. Abdul

  • Article Number: 812841B5863

April 2009

Global review of meningococcal disease. A shifting etiology

Despite expansive studies over the past century, the epidemiology of invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) has remained elusive in some of its aspects. The following review attempts to summarize the past and current trends in the etiology of IMD. Data was collected through the analysis of peer-reviewed studies and surveillance data on national, sub-national and regional levels performed using various search engines such...

Author(s): J. Leimkugel, V. Racloz, L. Jacintho da Silva and G. Pluschke

  • Article Number: F9AB55B5879