Journal of
Microbiology and Antimicrobials

  • Abbreviation: J. Microbiol. Antimicrob.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2308
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMA
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 160

Table of Content: February 2012; 4(2)

February 2012

Serotypes and antibiotypes of Salmonella isolated at the University Teaching Hospital of Yopougon, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire from 2005 to 2009

Salmonella are responsive of gastroenteritis or bacteremia through fecal-oral transmission.Salmonella are also incriminated in meningitis particularly in patients with immune deficiency. The emergence of new serotypes and antibiotic resistance in Salmonella is a public health concern in developing countries. The aim of this study is to determine Salmonella serotypes circulated in the...

Author(s): Boni-Cissé C., Meité S., Faye-Ketté H., , Houedanou C., Timité-Konan M., Kalpi C.,Bakayoko S., Nguessend N., Akessé N., Soumahoro K., and Dosso M.,

February 2012

A correlation study between clinical manifestations of dengue fever and the degree of liver injury

  Dengue virus caused an extensive epidemic in Portsudan, Red Sea State, Sudan extending from July to December 2009.  The acute presentation, regarding liver injury, varies from mild or even no hepatitis to sever or even fulminant hepatic failure. Therefore, we measured the levels of liver enzymes, prothrombin time (PT), creatinin in dengue infection and compare them to the clinical presentation of the...

Author(s): Ali K. Ageep and Abu elgasim S.

February 2012

Does treatment of African trypanosomosis, Ganoderma applanatum holds any hope? Findings from a preliminary analysis in Nigeria

  Treatment of African trypanosomosis is becoming difficult due to the increasing wave of treatment failure occasioned by drug resistance of Trypanosoma brucei species. This study was therefore set up to assess the antitrypanosomal potential of extracts from a mushroom with acclaimed wide medicinal properties. Aqueous extracts of Ganoderma applanatum were obtained using hot water extraction...

Author(s): Akpera M. T. , Jombo G. T. A., Oguntayo B. O., Emanghe U. E.