Journal of
Microbiology and Antimicrobials

  • Abbreviation: J. Microbiol. Antimicrob.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2308
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMA
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 147

Table of Content: May 2011; 3(5)

May 2011

Recurrent psoas abscess due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa: A case report

  Recurrent secondary psoas abscess due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a relatively rare disease. Diagnosis is often easy through appropriate investigations but the treatment may be difficult, especially in patients with severe underlying conditions. We report a case of recurrent psoas abscess due to P. aeruginosa in same focus after osteosynthesis for kyphoscoliosis. A 65 years old man...

Author(s): Zohoun A., Ngoh Akwa E., Oragwu N., El Ghazouani M., Zrara A., Akhaddar A., Sair K. and El Ouennass M.

May 2011

Prevalence of β-lactamase-producing and non-producing methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus in clinical samples in Bangladesh

  Staphylococcus aureus has been reported to be a major cause of community and hospital acquired infections. Indiscriminate use of antibiotics resulted in the development of multi-drug resistant S. aureus throughout the world. Development of multi-drug resistant strains ofS. aureus is increasingly alarming in Bangladesh. We attempted to study the current prevalence of...

Author(s):   Md. Ekramul Haque, Mohammad Shahriar, Anika Haq, Bernadette Charlotte Gomes, M. Mahboob Hossain, Md. Abdur Razzak and Md. Abdul Mazid

May 2011

Purification of a bacteriocin produced by Enterococcus faecium and its effectiveness for preservation of fresh-cut lettuce

  The bacteriocins produced by Enterococcus species (enterocins) show considerable activity against diverse pathogens. One of these antimicrobial peptides was isolated fromEnterococcus faecium E86 cultured in MRS broth for 24 h at 37°C. The antimicrobial peptide was purified by precipitation in 75% ammonium sulfate, followed by chloroform precipitation and chromatography in Dowex-50,...

Author(s): Bellei B., Miguel M., Mere Del Aguila E. M., Silva J. T. and Paschoalin V. M. F.

May 2011

Evaluation of antimicrobial effect of “Ammi visnaga” against oral streptococci

  Some species of “streptococci” have great role in dental caries. So control of their activities can promote prevention of dental caries. Use of herbal agents is a notable issue in recent researches. The aim of this study was evaluation of antimicrobial activity of aqueous and hydroalcoholic extract of seed and stem of Ammi visnaga against Streptococcus mutans,Streptococcus...

Author(s): Hassan Semyari, Parviz Owlia, Sareh Farhadi and Saeed Moghadami Tabrizi