African Journal of
Bacteriology Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Bacteriol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9871
  • DOI: 10.5897/JBR
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 114

Table of Content: October 2018; 10(5)

October 2018

Detection of Mycobacterium bovis in whey, by multiplex polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and bacteriological culture

The objective of this study was to detect the presence of Mycobacterium bovis (M. bovis) in whey. A total of 233 cow milk samples were analyzed together with 26 tank milk samples that came from dairy herds of several states of the Mexican Republic (Querétaro, San Luis Potosí, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Coahuila). DNA was obtained from whey and used for polymerase chain reaction-multiplex (PCR-M). Tuberculosis...

Author(s): Elaenia Minerva Gurrola-Mejía, Marco Antonio Santillán-Flores, Laura Hernández-Andrade and Marisela Leal-Hernández  

October 2018

Multidrug resistant Escherichia coli isolated from asymptomatic school going children in Kibera slum, Kenya

Pathogenic Escherichia coli are of different types, currently grouped into six groups depending on the virulence gene(s) they possess. This study isolated pathogenic E. coli from 580 stool samples obtained in the month of August, 2016. The samples were obtained from asymptomatic school going children in one of the biggest urban slums in Kenya. Ten primary schools were randomly sampled and 40 to 80 stool samples...

Author(s): Gitahi N. J., Gathura P. B., Gicheru M. M., Githinji T. W. and Nordin A.