Journal of
Medical Laboratory and Diagnosis

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Lab. Diagn.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2618
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMLD
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 54

Full Length Research Paper

Assessment of antimicrobial susceptibility testing techniques in some laboratories in Cameroon

Tchoula Mamiafo Corinne*
  • Tchoula Mamiafo Corinne*
  • Department of Microbiology, School of Health Sciences, Catholic University of Central Africa, Yaoundé, Cameroon.
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Gonsu Kamga Hortense
  • Gonsu Kamga Hortense
  • Department of Microbiology, Haematology, Parasitology and Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaounde I, Yaounde, Cameroon.
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Toukam Michel
  • Toukam Michel
  • Department of Microbiology, Haematology, Parasitology and Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaounde I, Yaounde, Cameroon.
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Emilia Enjema Lyonga-Mbamyah
  • Emilia Enjema Lyonga-Mbamyah
  • Department of Microbiology, Haematology, Parasitology and Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaounde I, Yaounde, Cameroon.
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Andremont Antoine
  • Andremont Antoine
  • Department of Microbiology, Paris-Diderot Faculty of medicine, Paris, France.
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  •  Received: 25 September 2016
  •  Accepted: 24 November 2016
  •  Published: 31 December 2016

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