Journal of
Microbiology and Antimicrobials

  • Abbreviation: J. Microbiol. Antimicrob.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2308
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMA
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 150

Table of Content: July-December 2019; 11(2)

July 2019

Antimicrobial resistance pattern in Salmonella enterica from clinical and poultry sources in Calabar, Nigeria

Limited treated options to Salmonellosis exist due to the emergence of extended spectrum beta lactamases (ESBLs). This study determined the prevalence of common ESBL genes (blaSHV, blaCTX-M, blaOXA) and profiled their antimicrobial resistance drug pattern. A descriptive cross-sectional study that involved 16 Salmonella enterica isolates from diarrhoeic children at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital and 39...

Author(s): Nchawa Yangkam Yhiler, Bassey Enya Bassey, Inyang-etoh Paul, Useh Monday Francis, Asuquo Anne and Angela Okocha-Ejeko

July 2019

Detection of antibiotic resistant bacteria and sterol concentration in hand dug wells cited near pit latrine in Southwestern Nigeria

Provision of safe water and improvement in sanitation has led to a reduction in occurrence of diseases, especially water borne diseases but citing of pit latrine near these wells can be of health concern. Assessment of microbiological quality, feacal sterol concentration and antibiotic resistant pattern of isolated bacteria from hand dug well in Oko, Nigeria were carried out during dry and rainy seasons using standard...

Author(s): Ayandele, A. A., Adewoyin, A. G. and Olatunde, S. K.  

July 2019

Determinants of antimicrobial use in diarrhoea management among under-five children in Zomba, Malawi

Diarrhoea is one of the most common infections that under-five children suffer from across the world. Antibiotics remains one of the common measures used to treat the infection, which has led to increased usage; nevertheless, the extent to which an individual is prompted to use antibiotics in managing diarrhoea in the Malawian setting is not clearly known. This study was aimed at establishing the factors that prompt...

Author(s): Dieckens Binali, Janelisa Musaya and Fanuel Lampiao