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: June 2015; 7(5)

June 2015

Polymicrobial ventilator associated pneumonia and antibiotic susceptibility of bacterial isolates in a university hospital, Tabriz, Iran

Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is a common infection, developed in intensive care units (ICU). Early diagnosis and appropriate selection of antimicrobial therapy is important to reduce the mortality rate of these patients. Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) fluid was obtained from 27 patients, who fulfilled the criteria for ventilator-associated pneumonia. Samples underwent cytological and bacteriological analysis....

Author(s): Mohammad Esmaeil Hejazi, Masoud Nazemiyeh, Fatemeh Seifar and Fatemeh Beheshti

June 2015

Comparison between the Widal test and culturing technique in the diagnosis of enteric fever in Khartoum State, Sudan

Salmonella infection is a common bacteria disease that causes enteric fever in humans. Presently, Widal test, stool, blood and urine cultures are the most diagnostic means of confirming Salmonella infection in humans since they are based on the isolation, identification and demonstration of the presence of antibodies in the serum. However, the stool and serum sample of an infected patient against the (O) and (H)...

Author(s): Yagoub Hamadt Allah Elhaj Abd Elseed,