African Journal of
Bacteriology Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Bacteriol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9871
  • DOI: 10.5897/JBR
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 108

Table of Content: January-June 2021; 13(1)

January 2021

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

Escherichia coli O157:H7 is among the most pathogenic of all known foodborne pathogens. It causes severe diarrhoea with apparently low infective dose (< 10 cells). This study aimed to determine the prevalence of E. coli O157:H7 in foods of animal sources sold in Sokoto Metropolis, Sokoto, Nigeria. A total of 175 samples were collected from different locations within Sokoto metropolis. Culture and biochemical...

Author(s): Rabiu Muhammad Aliyu, Mikaeel Bala Abubakar, Yusuf Yakubu and Abdulmalik Bello Shuaibu

January 2021

Bacteriological load analysis of Moringa oleifera Lam. leaves consumed in Guinea Savannah vegetation zones of Nigeria

The aim of this study was to evaluate the bacteriological load in Moringa oleifera Lam. leaves consumed in Guinea Savannah vegetation zones of Nigeria, via: Abuja (Gwagwalada market), Southern Guinea Savannah; Katsina (Daura market), Northern Guinea Savannah and Sokoto (Central market), Sudan Guinea Savannah. Three fresh and dried M. oleifera Lam. leafy samples each of 50 g were randomly collected per market location...

Author(s): Stanislaus Onyeberechiya Osuagwu, Patience Ihedigbo Ola and Tanko Onarigu Odeni