African Journal of
Bacteriology Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Bacteriol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9871
  • DOI: 10.5897/JBR
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 120

Table of Content: January-June 2024; 16(1)

January 2024

Description of carbapenemase variants type OXA-181 and NDM-5 in clinical isolates of Enterobacteria in Senegal

Antibiotic resistance is a global scourge. Carbapenems are one remedy for treating infections caused by extended-spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBL)-producing enterobacterales. Unfortunately, carbapenemase-producing enterobacterales (EPC) are emerging. In Senegal, the epidemiology of carbapenem resistance genes needs to be updated. From January 2019 to July 2022, 240 enterobacteria were selected from Fann Hospital (Dakar)...

Author(s): Habibou Sarr, Aissatou Ahmet Niang, Amadou Diop, Fatoumata Diallo, Baidy Dieye, Mba El hadji Bambo Diakhaby, Rokhaya Diagne, Roughyatou Ka, Mouhamadou Lamine Dia and Ahmad Iyane Sow  

February 2024

Resistance profile of isolated bacterial urinary tract infections in children in Abidjan from 2018 to 2020

Urinary infection is a common pathology in children. It constitutes the second cause of pediatric consultation after respiratory infections. It is a public health problem, with 150 million cases of urinary tract infections recorded worldwide every year. The objective of this study was to update data on the prevalence of bacteria isolated from urinary infections in children and determine the evolution of sensitivity to...

Author(s): Tatiana Kangah, Sophia Lurette Okpo, Jean Claude Anne, Adompo Jaurès Cedric Yapi, Clarisse Kouamé-Elogne, Abalé Toty, Nathalie Guessend and Mireille Dosso,

March 2024

Contribution of COVID-19 diagnosis in patients seen at the tuberculosis laboratory in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the Kayes Heath district

The COVID-19 pandemic has posed challenges to tuberculosis (TB) services, leading to an increase in TB deaths for the first time in a decade. The aim of our study was to investigate the presence of SARS-CoV-2 in patients attending the Kayes Reference Health Center for tuberculosis diagnosis and anti-tuberculosis treatment monitoring. This was a cross-sectional and prospective study conducted at the Reference Health...

Author(s): Maiga A., Cisse A. B., Soumano I., Ag. Baraika M. , Sangare A. K., Diarra B, Traore B., Traore A., Hamidou A, Samake H, Maiga I. I., and Guindo I.,