Journal of
Microbiology and Antimicrobials

  • Abbreviation: J. Microbiol. Antimicrob.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2308
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMA
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 163

Table of Content: February 2013; 5(2)

February 2013

Evaluation of the antibacterial effects of essential oil from the leaves of Laurus nobilis L. in Kerman Province

  The antibacterial activity of the essential oil of Laurus nobilis L. on human pathogenic bacteria by disc diffusion method via average inhibition zone was studied. The chemical composition of the essential oil of the leaves of L. nobilis L. (Lauraceae) were obtained by hydrodistillation method and analyzed by gas...

Author(s): M. Moghtader and A. Farahmand

February 2013

Vancomycin resistant coagulase-negative Staphylococcal isolates from HIV positive patients in the Limpopo Province, South Africa

  Coagulase-negative staphylococci (CNS) are a major cause of nosocomial infection, especially in critically ill and immunocompromised patients. CNS is usually a multi-drug resistant and glycopeptide antibiotics that have been considered to date, the drug of choice for treatment. The aim of this study was to characterize CNS with reduced susceptibility to glycopeptides isolated from the respiratory tract of HIV...

Author(s): B. C. Iweriebor, N. J. Ramalivhana, T. Hattori, A. I. Okoh and C. L. Obi