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: March 2015; 7(3)

March 2015

Identification and genotypic analysis of Streptococcus pyogenes isolated from pharyngitis and tonsillitis infected children in IBB city in Yemen

Streptococcus pyogenes is beta-hemolytic bacterium that belongs to Lancefield serogroup A, also known as group A streptococci (GAS). GAS causes a wide variety of life threatening diseases including pharyngitis and tonsillitis disease. A total of 93 throat swab and 93 blood specimens were collected from pharyngitis and tonsillitis infected children in different schools in Almashana, IBB city in Yemen. All isolates were...

Author(s): Gamal A. AL-Ameri and Abdu M. AL-Kolaibe

March 2015

In vitro evaluation of virulence factors of Candida species isolated from oral cavity

The yeast Candida is a normal flora of the skin and the mucous membrane and it then becomes pathogen in immunocompromised people. Various virulence factors are contributing to establishment of the infection in the host. Adherence of the pathogen to host tissues, yeast-hyphal transition and extracellular hydrolytic enzymes secretion are important virulence factors of Candida species. These hydrolytic enzymes play...

Author(s): K. Deepa, T. Jeevitha and A. Michael