Journal of
Microbiology and Antimicrobials

  • Abbreviation: J. Microbiol. Antimicrob.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2308
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMA
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 166

Table of Content: July-December 2021; 13(2)

September 2021

Assessment of microbiological quality of khebab sold on the campus of a tertiary education and its environs in Ghana

Prevalence and incidence of foodborne illness in developing countries has risen in recent times as a result of increased demand for Ready-To- Eat (RTE) foods. The current study assessed the microbiological quality of khebab sold at selected areas within the Kumasi metropolis. A total of 36 khebab samples were purchased and analyzed for Total Viable Count (TVC), Total Coliforms Count (TCC) and Thermotolerant Coliforms...

Author(s): Azumah Ayamah, Augustina Angelina Sylverken and Linda Aurelia Andoh

September 2021

Microbiological profile of asymptomatic bacteriuria in pregnant women in Volta Region, Ghana

Asymptomatic bacteriuria can lead to urinary tract infections in as many as 20% of pregnant women. Asymptomatic bacteriuria in pregnancy can also lead to preterm births and low birth weights. The objective of this study was to profile uro-pathogens and describe the population-based prevalence, the antimicrobial sensitivity pattern, and ascertain the risk factors for asymptomatic bacteriuria among pregnant women...

Author(s): Dzifa Kofi Ahiatrogah, Jude John Annan, Linda Aurelia Ofori, Benedict Awudzi, Alex Owusu-Ofori, Michael Owusu, and Augustina Angelina Sylverken,

September 2021

Goat carcass microbial investigation in Modjo Export Abattoirs, Ethiopia

The study was conducted to investigate microbiological quality of goat carcass in the Ethiopian export abattoirs, located in Modjo from January to April, 2017. Swabbed samples of 180 were collected from three abattoirs: 144 were from 12 carcass of three anatomical sites (thorax, hind and foreleg), 24 employees' hands and apron, and 12 carcass washing water to determine coliform counts (CFU), Escherichia coli and...

Author(s): Abraha Negash and Karanfil Olga