African Journal of
Microbiology Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Microbiol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0808
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJMR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 5233

Table of Content: 21 December, 2018; 12(47)

December 2018

Antimicrobial resistance pattern of MRSA strains isolated from patients of a hospital in Madinah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strains are on the rise leading to severe morbidity and mortality in ICU patients worldwide including Saudi Arabia. In the present study, the prevalence, gender distribution and antimicrobial resistance pattern of this gram-positive nosocomial bacterial pathogen were explored. The strains were isolated from 6840 sampled patients at King Fahd...

Author(s): Samah Ghanem, Saleh A. Bahashwan, Hatem M. El Shafey, Ahmed A. Fayed, Areej Alhhazmi Mohamed F. Awadallah,   and Nikhat Manzoor,

December 2018

An evaluation of the effect of graphene oxide on Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Graphene oxide (GO) has a wide range of applications. It has been identified to have significant potential for important biomedical and biochemical uses. Graphene and its derivatives are known to elicit toxic effects. Saccharomyces cerevisiae is a versatile yeast of importance with several uses, one of which is its application as a human probiotic. The interaction of GO with living systems is of interest and relevance....

Author(s): Nafisat Omotayo, Onyanobi Abel-Anyebe,, Oluwasogo Olalubi,  Obaid Ullah, Shahlla Mir, Opeyemi Ojekunle, Adedamola Olatoregun, Judith Anglin and Ayodotun Sodipe,