Journal of
Toxicology and Environmental Health Sciences

  • Abbreviation: J. Toxicol. Environ. Health Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9820
  • DOI: 10.5897/JTEHS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 210

Table of Content: January, 2014; 6(1)

January 2014

Antibiogram of food-borne pathogens isolated from ready-to-eat foods and Zobo Drinks Sold Within and Around PRESCO Campus of Ebonyi State University (EBSU), Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Nigeria

Food poisoning (food-borne disease) is an infection that occurs after consuming food contaminated by sufficient numbers of viable pathogens and their toxins. It is a common and costly preventable infection that is of public health concern, and which is treated with available antibiotics. Jellof-rice, abacha, moi-moi and zobo drinks are some ready-to-eat foods sold within the PRESCO campus of Ebonyi State University...

Author(s): Iroha Ifeanyichukwu, Afiukwa Ngozi, Nwakaeze Emmanuel, Ejikeugwu Chika, Oji Anthonia and ILang Donathus

January 2014

Coco peat - An alternative artificial soil ingredient for the earthworm toxicity testing

The artificial soil medium recommended for invertebrate toxicity studies by OECD and ISO contains sphagnum peat as an organic component. Sphagnum peat is not widely available in tropical countries especially in the Indian subcontinent. Importing of sphagnum peat is not economically feasible and also time consuming Using of native organic matter source is also much more ecologically relevant for the region. Hence,...

Author(s): R. Shanmugasundaram, T. Jeyalakshmi, Sweatha S. Mohan, M. Saravanan, A. Goparaju and P. Balakrishna Murthy